April 2019 HIT Newsletter

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Clinical Data Repository updates

First year offer!

For new subscribers, and until further notice, OneHealthPort is waiving the Health Information Exchange (HIE) Participant Annual Subscription fee for one year to view patient data through the CDR web portal. Use of other HIE services during this period voids the offer. Please contact OneHealthPort for complete details.


“Small provider” exception

Organizations with less than four providers are exempt from submitting Continuity of Care documents (CCDs) to the CDR until July 1, 2019. In addition, all providers may view CDR data, regardless if they currently submit CCDs.


If you are using the CDR web portal and want to share feedback, please contact HIT at healthit@hca.wa.gov.


More HIT webpage changes

Thanks for your patience as we make things easier to access. We decided it would make more sense for the state Medicaid HIT plan, strategic roadmap, and operations plan information to live on the “Operational plan” page under the “Resources” heading.


HIT in the community


Web portal is now open for viewing data

The CDR web portal is available for viewing by all licensed professionals. This includes physical and behavioral health providers and their delegates.


Some things to remember:

  • All organizations viewing CDR data must be a HIPAA covered entity and have a signed Health Information Exchange participation agreement with OneHealthPort.
  • Only staff with a need to view individual client-level data may access the CDR. (As determined by their manager and configured by their internal IT access staff.) This is similar to how your organization grants electronic health records access.
  • Users can complete training in one hour or less. Organizations using the CDR will not incur training costs from OneHealthPort or HCA. Reference materials are available on OneHealthPort’s website.


The User Acceptance Testing domain is open and ready for testing for those who have not completed CDR onboarding. OneHealthPort will work with vendors to help remaining providers complete their onboarding activities.

Promoting Interoperability updates

Audit documentation

A recent document titled "Documentation List" has been added to our website listing suggested documentation for a Meaningful Use audit. This document can help assist you in determining what documentation you should retain in support of your attestation and in the case of a future audit.

EHR Access

For assistance with eMIPP login please contact ProviderOne Security. You may also be asked to include the following form so please have it prepared. It can be found on our website:

EHR Access Request

EHR Access FAQ

eMIPP enhancement to implement IPPS Final Rule scheduled for 6/28/2019

The portal will be opening 6/28/2019 for 2018 attestation!

Changes to the Final Rule include:

  • Updating the screens to reflect the program name Promoting Interoperability Program or PIP.
  • Removing the option to select a “Stage” for program year 2019.
  • Adding functionality to accept 2019 QRDA3 files.
  • Minor verbiage changes in the 2018 CQM’s

Portal dates for future years


Open: 6/28/2019

Close: 8/27/2019

2019 (first year MU only)

Open: 6/28/2019 

Close: 2/28/2020

2019 (years 2 - 6)

Open: 1/1/2020

Close: 2/28/2020



Paid for Year 1 = 87 ($ 63,568,957.00)

Paid for Year 2 = 81 ($ 36,102,305.00)

Paid for Year 3 = 77 ($ 29,081,024.00)

Paid for Year 4 = 65 ($ 22,447,689.52)


Paid for Year 1 = 6,938 ($ 146,795,030.00)

Paid for Year 2 = 3,539 ($ 29,931,351.00)

Paid for Year 3 = 2,469 ($ 20,932,673.00)

Paid for Year 4 = 1,787 ($ 15,138,506.00)

Paid for Year 5 = 1,223 ($ 10,372,836.00)

Paid for Year 6 = 595 ($ 5,024,233.81)

Grand total = $379,394,605.33