Health Care Reform Legislation Guidance Issued on Incentive Programs for Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a final rule regarding the initial, Stage 1 criteria to qualify for incentive payments for the adoption and successful demonstration of meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.

The following industry alert highlights the provisions of the Rule that are of particular importance to providers who may be eligible to receive incentive payments. Note that this client alert does not address the EHR incentive program with regards to Medicare Advantage Organizations.

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