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  • Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

    The Electronic Health Record Incentive Payment program was established by the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

  • Direct Secure Messaging

    In April 2014, the State of Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) stood up a Health Information Service Provider (HISP) to provision Direct Secure Messaging mailboxes for eligible providers (EPs) participating in the Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program and their referral partners.

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  • eDurable Medical Equipment

    Under Connecticut Statute that stemmed from the 2014 Connecticut Legislative session, Bill No. 5597 ruling requires that electronic submission of prescription orders for eDurable Medical Equipment (DME) must be accepted by the Department of Social Services (DSS) under the medical assistance program.

  • Project Notify

    Early 2016, the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided updated guidance on the availability of federal funding at the 90 percent matching rate for state expenditures on activities to promote health information exchange (HIE) and encourage the adoption of certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology by certain Medicaid providers.

  • Personal Health Record

  • Grants

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is promoting the use of health information technology within the community-based Long Term Services and Supports system. In 2014, CMS announced awards for the TEFT (Testing Experience and Functional Tools) grant to introduce health IT into this population.

  • Provider Registry

    DSS’s Enterprise Provider Registry (EPR) went into production September 2017. This technology solution provides a consolidated view of provider information across and within subscribing systems.

  • Business Intelligence and DSS HealthIT

    This section of our website is intended to provide you with an overview of the many Health Information Technology (HealthIT) initiatives underway. Our goal is to keep information on this site current so all stakeholders are informed about current endeavors, as well as planned HealthIT initiatives.

  • Enterprise Master Person Index

    The Department of Social Services (DSS) is responsible for Health Information Technology (Health IT), including Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the State’s Medicaid population.