Interoperability Solutions

Our Services
Cumberland provides comprehensive services to help health plans comply with new ONC and CMS regulations under the 21st Century Cures Act. Our team is well versed in the latest rules and can help you achieve your goals by the upcoming deadlines. We will meet you where you are in the process and provide you with the support you need – whether that’s with an initial assessment, strategic planning, technology vendor selection or implementation leadership.

  • Organizational strategy and alignment
  • Identification of data sources and data mapping
  • Technology and architecture review
  • Privacy and security analysis
  • Gap analysis
  • Determine optimal technology solution to enable:
    • Patient access API
    • Provider directory API
    • Payer-payer data exchange
    • Privacy and security
  • Develop total cost of ownership
  • Project planning and management
  • Coordination with vendor implementation team
  • Data mapping
  • Security validation
  • Testing
  • Change management

Our Interoperability Knowledge and Expertise
Cumberland has expertise in many areas related to interoperability and has extensive knowledge of the following:

  • ONC Standards
  • HL7 Data Exchange (including FHIR)
  • Defining Requirements
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Connecting Business Process and Technical Implementation
  • Data Integrity

    Check out our blog posts to learn more:
    What Are the New CMS and ONC Interoperability Rules for Payers? 
    What Actions Should Payers Be Taking Now To Meet ONC/CMS Interoperability Requirements?

    On March 9, 2020, two rules were issued by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to implement interoperability and patient access provisions of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). The objective is to drive interoperability and improve patient access to their own medical information so they can make better health care decisions.