Meaningful Use

EHR Regulatory Relief Act

Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking in front of the Senate on Oct. 30. Photo via C-span

By Tom Sullivan 02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility for hardship exemptions and payment adjustments.
By Mike Miliard 01:40 pm October 05, 2017
The high threshold for patient engagement in 2019 will probably be amended in future rulemakings, but one MU expert says it highlights the limited utility of patient portals.
By Susan Morse 03:17 pm September 25, 2017
Physicians transitioning to MIPS and hospitals going for meaningful use can avoid penalty.
EHR meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:19 am September 21, 2017
Two big changes: EHR makers are now able to self-declare compliance with specific criteria and ONC will not audit certification bodies’ random surveillance practices.
CMS finalizes 90-day reporting for meaningful use of EHRs
By Bill Siwicki 08:45 am August 03, 2017
The agency, seeking to ease EHR reporting burdens, will also allow both 2015 and 2014-certified EHRs for 2018. 
bill rolls back meaningful use EHRs
By Jessica Davis 11:32 am July 21, 2017
Introduced Thursday to the Energy and Commerce Committee, the bill would reduce the volume of future EHR-related significant hardship requests.
meaningful use payments
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am July 18, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General said will review the accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as telemedicine payments.
eClinicalWorks patient data
By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm July 10, 2017
But the EHR vendor says that clients own their data and can get it transferred back.
meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:28 am July 05, 2017
The bipartisan bill would eliminate HITECH Act requirements that HHS make attesting to meaningful use harder to achieve.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 09:12 am June 21, 2017
The embattled electronic health record vendor revealed second customer success since DOJ settlement over meaningful use fraud.

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