By Jim Tate – I read it almost every day. “Meaningful Use (MU) is over”. “The incentives are almost all paid out”. Everyone is acting like the entire CMS EHR Incentive Program is slipping away and with it the entire concept of MU. Better hold your horses. The death knell of MU has been overplayed.
In April, Congress and President Obama approved what is commonly referred to as the doc fix bill. The bill repeals the Medicare Part B Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reimbursement formula and replaces it with the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System or MIPS.
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