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Technical assistance for health IT and health information exchange in Medicaid and CHIP: Assessment of Medicaid and CHIP health IT and HIE activities and needs, 2008

Citation

Banger, A., Dimitropoulos, L., Dolan, M., Kissam, S., Knops, N., Lasater, B., ... West, S. (2009). Technical assistance for health IT and health information exchange in Medicaid and CHIP: Assessment of Medicaid and CHIP health IT and HIE activities and needs, 2008. (Prepared by RTI International, under Contract No. HHSA290200710079T. AHRQ Publication No. 09-0072-2-EF). Rockville, MD: Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Abstract

The purpose of this report is to:
1. Describe the range of activities, challenges, planning, evaluations, and external factors facing Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) agencies across the country as they undertake initiatives in health information technology (IT) and health information exchange (HIE), for the benefit of State and regional health IT and HIE leaders, stakeholder groups, health care providers, and consumers who may be interested in partnering with Medicaid and CHIP agencies on health IT and HIE activities.
2. Provide Medicaid and CHIP agencies with information gathered in an assessment of needs for technical assistance, to help provide a context for a 2009 program of technical assistance funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under a contract to RTI International...