HHS Extends Stage 2 Deadline for Early Adopters

Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced changes to the timeline of the meaningful use EHR incentive program that will give providers who adopt EHRs in 2011 an extra year to progress to stage 2 of the program. Under the original rules of the meaningful use program, providers who adopt health IT in 2011 (and register for the program through February 2012) must progress to stage 2 of the program in 2013. Providers...

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