More lawsuits against electronic health record (EHR) vendors that skirt “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program requirements are likely on the horizon, according to a whistleblower attorney from Washington, DC.
A new proposed rule would reduce the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program reporting period for clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals.
Eligible providers needing an EHR Incentive Program hardship exception now have until July 1 to send in an application, CMS recently announced.
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.
A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.