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Cerner supports policies part of the fiscal year 2019 CMS IPPS proposed rule related to promoting the development of application programming interfaces (APIs) and improving interoperability, Cerner executives told Kansas City Business Journal.

The proposed rule includes policies designed to overhaul the EHR Incentive Programs and rebrand meaningful use as “Promoting Interoperability.” The name change reflects the federal agency’s plans to highlight health data exchange and patient health data access in federal regulation.