By William Hersh MD – During the HIMSS conference, the ONC and CMS each dropped a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) concerning functionality, interoperability, certification, and others aspects of EHR use.
Fred Goldstein catches up with ONC’s Donald Rucker shortly after his keynote address at the HIMSS pre-conference NHIT Summit announcing the Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
CMS releases Proposed Rule for 2019 Medicare Quality Payment Program. It includes their proposed policies for Year 3 (2019) of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS).
By Jeff Jones – We welcomed the news earlier this year that CMS and ONC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to allow for flexibility in meeting Meaningful Use this year.
Nearly 900 comments were submitted electronically for both CMS and ONC proposed rules on stage 3 meaningful use. Read what the industry leaders had to say.
The comment periods for the current proposed rules released by CMS and ONC for Stage 3 meaningful use are ending this Friday, May 29th. Submit your comments online.
There are currently three proposed rules that are related and effect the CMS EHR Incentive programs. Here are some details and resources.
By Micky Tripathi & John Halamka MD – On Friday March 20, CMS released the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3 and ONC released the 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications.
Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria rules proposed The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the release of the Stage 3 notice of proposed rulemaking for the Medicare […]
EHR Certification Notice of Proposed Rulemaking The following is correspondence from CMS and ONC. In May 2014, CMS released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would grant flexibility to providers who are experiencing difficulties fully implementing 2014 Edition certified EHR technology (CEHRT) to attest this year. CMS has created an interactive decision tool that […]
CMS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for EHR Incentive Programs By John Halamka, MD Last week, I posted the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from CMS that offers flexibility to Meaningful Use attestation in 2014. Since then, I’ve received hundreds of emails about it from my fellow CIOs across the country. Here’s a summary: To clarify, the NPRM […]
Time to Overthrow Meaningful Use? By Jim Tate, EMR Advocate Meaningful Use Audit Expert Twitter: @JimTate, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Whether you call it evolution or revolution there is a groundswell among the peasantry calling for sweeping changes to the CMS EHR Incentive programs. Now, even the royals are calling for change. Last week I authored a […]
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