According to iHealthBeat, about 13,000 eligible health care providers signed up in August for the meaningful use program, an increase of 30% from July. That’s in addition to the 90,000 health care providers that had registered for the electronic health record meaningful use incentive program by the end of August. Continue reading EHR Meaningful Use Registrations On the Rise
Many physicians have funded their electronic health record (EHR) purchases with the CMS meaningful use incentive payments. Take a look at this article, written by Joseph Goedert and published by Health Data Management earlier this month. Continue reading Subsidizing EHR Purchases with Meaningful Use Dollars
The Office of Clinical Quality and Standards at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a webinar from 1-3pm EST on August 30th to explain the clinical quality measures in the Medicare electronic health records meaningful use program. Continue reading CMS to Explain Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measures on Aug. 30th
On Thursday, August 18,2011 from 1:30-3:00 EST, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an EHR Incentive Program teleconference on “Understanding Meaningful Use.” Continue reading CMS to Host EHR “Meaningful Use” Teleconference on 8/18/11
Achieving meaningful use of an electronic health record (EHR) is not the only deadline facing medical practices. By federal mandate, in January of 2012, practices must process claims in the new 5010 format, Continue reading To Keep or Replace Sage Medical Manager® to comply with ‘Meaningful Use’ and 5010/ICD-10? THAT is the Question.
According to an article published yesterday in HealthLeaders Media, Farzad Mostashari, MD, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, laid out a list of leading IT growth indicators at a recent National Health IT Summit in Washington DC: Continue reading Health IT Growth Indicators from the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Following are some dates for EHR Incentive Program meaningful use reporting: Continue reading EHR Meaningful Use Deadlines
In the first two weeks of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services incentive program, $75 million was paid out in bonuses for the meaningful use of electronic medical records. Continue reading EHR Meaningful Use Bonus Checks Go Out
According to Health Data Management, the meaningful use workgroup of the Health I.T. Policy Committee, which advises the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, is recommending that Stage 2 of electronic health records be delayed by one year to 2014 for providers who attest to Stage 1 meaningful use in 2011. Continue reading Delay EHR Meaningful Use Stage 2 for Those That Attest in 2011?