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CMS finalizes Stage 2 Meaningful Use rule

If your hospital is participating in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, here’s a heads up on what you need to know about the newly released Stage 2 Meaningful Use final rule.

Stage 2 Meaningful Use final rule released by feds

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use of EHRs, with some changes made since the rule was first proposed. 

Study: Just 11% of doctors are prepared to meet meaningful use requirements

Physicians are struggling to meet meaningful use requirements for EHR incentive payments – and it’s only going to get more difficult with Stage 2 Meaningful Use, experts warn.  

EHR users worried about meeting meaningful use requirements, survey says

Though a majority of healthcare organizations are implementing electronic health record (EHR) systems, many aren’t confident they’ll be able to meet meaningful use requirements to receive federal incentive payments, according to a recent survey. 

CMS answers 5 new meaningful use questions

As providers and other healthcare organizations begin to digest the recently proposed Stage 2 requirements for meaningful use of EHRs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has posted answers to some common questions. 

What providers need to know about Stage 2 meaningful use requirements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released its proposal for the next stage of meaningful use requirements for EHR incentives. Here’s what the 450-page proposal will mean for providers. 

Feds announce proposed Stage 2 meaningful use requirements

The proposed requirements for the next phase of the government’s EHR incentive program have been released. 

Deadline extended for Stage 2 meaningful use requirements

The deadline for healthcare organizations enrolled in the Medicare EHR Incentive programs to meet stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements has been extended from 2013 to 2014.

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