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Stages 1, 2, And Now 3, Meaningful Use Criteria

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) proposed Meaningful Use criteria to implement Stage 3 and allow eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (“CAHs”) to qualify for incentive payments (or avoid downward payment adjustments) under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program implemented by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act of 2009. 816 more words

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ACR Overview of the CMS Proposed Rule to Modify Meaningful Use in 2015-2017

On April 15, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) formally published its proposed rule to modify the EHR Incentive Program requirements in 2015 through 2017. 557 more words

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CMS Releases Proposed Rule to Revise Meaningful Use for 2015-2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to modify the EHR Incentive Program (“meaningful use”) participation requirements for the period between 2015 and 2017. 75 more words

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SGR and the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Revisited

Legislation to replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 26, and could pass the Senate following the Congressional recess. 208 more words

EHR

ACR Overview of Meaningful Use Stage 3 and 2015 Edition HIT Certification Criteria Proposed Rules

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) will publish proposed rules to update the EHR Incentive Program’s meaningful use (MU) requirements and health IT certification requirements on March 30. 680 more words

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HHS Publishes Highly Anticipated Proposed Rules to Update Meaningful Use Requirements

Moments ago, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and HHS Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) published their proposed rules to update the EHR Incentive Program (“meaningful use”) participation and software certification requirements. 45 more words

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Bipartisan Call for ‘Reboot’ of Meaningful Use at Senate HELP Committee Hearing

On March 17, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) convened for the first full committee hearing on health information technology since 2009. 320 more words

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