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Posted on Friday, January 30 2015 at 8:44 pm by -

CMS Announces Modified Meaningful Use Requirements

On January 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Chief Medical Officer, Patrick Conway, announced that CMS plans to propose new rules this spring to update the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. (A copy of the full announcement, posted to the CMS blog, can be found here.) CMS intends for the modified Meaningful Use requirements to alleviate the reporting burden on providers and respond specifically to concerns related to information exchange readiness and software implementation.
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