Technology & Interface FAQ

Technology and Interface FAQ CNY AIM

Yes, there is an expectation that all groups will invest in and support the infrastructure for care coordination and follow a path towards eventual EMR implementation. One of the benefits of participation with CNY AIM is that we are able to extend Trinity Health’s preferred pricing on Athena Health’s EMR solution.

No. The cost to set up IT interfaces to participate in clinical integration and the quality measures will be absorbed by the CIN or ACO. 

As a participant of CNY AIM, there is no cost to the practice for data analytics.  These costs are carried by Trinity Health, the Hospital, or the CIN/ACO.

Most practices submit clinical information through the IT interface on a weekly basis although it is not uncommon to submit on a nightly basis. 

As an ACO Participant, you will be required to passively notify beneficiaries that your practice participates in a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization. This notification provided through the use of posters and flyers – in the office.  No other beneficiary consent/privacy notification requirements apply.

As a participant of CNY AIM, there is no cost to the practice for data analytics.  These costs are carried by Trinity Health, the Hospital, or the CIN/ACO.