CMS Eases Meaningful Use Requirements in Proposed Rule

A new proposed rule would reduce the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program reporting period for clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals.

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MU Hardship Exception Application Deadline Extended to July 1

Eligible providers needing an EHR Incentive Program hardship exception now have until July 1 to send in an application, CMS recently announced.

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CMS, ONC Release Proposed Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use
Mar23

CMS, ONC Release Proposed Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use

The proposed rule for stage 3 of the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program contains eight objectives focused on advanced use of electronic health records (EHRs), federal health IT officials announced last week.

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Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability
Mar17

Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability

A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.

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CMS to Address Meaningful Use Worries Through Rulemaking

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced that in response to stakeholder concerns about its electronic health record incentive program, they are considering proposals to ease provider burdens.

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