Ever since the ONC made its recommendations to CMS for Meaningful Use and Certification of Electronic Health Records EHRs, we have been commenting on several aspects of the 25 criteria categories needed to be eligible for HITECH incentivesstarting in 2011. We have commented on the...Continue
When the ONC forwarded to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the documents which defined Meaningful Use and Certification of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), vendors have been studying the specifics of the criteria and working out ways to help physician access incentive bonuses...Continue
When the ONC passed its final recommendations to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for both Meaningful Use and for Certification, it created a set of 25 items that physicians need to demonstrate in 2011 to be eligible for Stage 1 incentive payments....Continue
ONC and CMS are holding a press conference this afternoon and will likely announce revisions to the “Meaningful Use” criteria for electronic health record (EHR) systems. To learn more about Meaningful Use and the HITECH Act, visit our Stimulus Center.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has developed criteria for Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). An HHS-certified EHR (and remember, there are no current HHS-certified EHRs, since that process is yet to be finalized), when used in a “meaningful”...Continue