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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Preliminary Stage 3 Meaningful Use Recommendations Released

Preliminary recommendations for stage 3 of the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program were released Tuesday by an Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT workgroup. The recommendations include updates to existing objectives as well as new measures—with implications for the role of HIM in healthcare.

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CMS Seeks Comments for Stage 3 Meaningful Use

With stage 2 of the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program in full swing, federal regulators are actively seeking comments on clinical quality measures for the program’s third stage.

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