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AMA Survey: Summary of Care Data Sets and Incorporation/Reconciliation

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently opened a physician survey to assist the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) with gathering information pertaining to Summary of Care documents exchanged as part of the Medicare/Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use). 49 more words


Rep. Price Introduces Legislation to Eliminate Penalties for Failing to Demonstrate MU in CY 2015

Representative Tom Price (R-GA-6) recently introduced H.R. 3940, the Meaningful Use (MU) Hardship Relief Act of 2015, to authorize a blanket significant hardship exception from EHR Incentive Program penalties for CY 2015 reporting periods. 159 more words


ACR Supports Senate Legislation to Promote Interoperability and Penalize Information Blocking

In 2013, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Council passed a resolution directing the College to make interoperability and information-sharing an advocacy priority. That same year, ACR… 489 more words


Office for National Statistics publishes first cybercrime estimates

A field trial conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates that 2.5 million crimes were committed under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 in the twelve months prior to interviews conducted between May and August 2015. 105 more words


Meaningful Use Rule Update: Five Things Radiologists Should Know

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule to implement Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) participation requirements as well as changes to the existing MU requirements in 2015, 2016, and 2017. 863 more words


Meaningful Use Final Rules and Interoperability Roadmap Released on Same Day

Earlier today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) publicly released final rules to update the participation and technology certification requirements related to the EHR Incentive Program (“Meaningful Use” or MU). 183 more words


CMS Meaningful Use Modifications Rule Misses October 1 Deadline – Now What?

At this writing, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule on EHR Incentive Program modifications for 2015 through 2017 remains under White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulatory review. 288 more words