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CMS Releases Final Rule on Meaningful Use

The Final Rule for Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology Also Released

The proposed rulemaking was released at the end of 2009, and since that time CMS, ONC, and the HIT Policy Committee, considered thousands of public comments and worked together to define provisions that will provide the incentive payments to eligible providers and hospitals who achieve meaningful use. This provision, defining meaningful use, has been updated in the final rule to reflect a more flexible, consistent, and simpler message. MORE >

 

New York's Primary Care Providers

Get Help Implementing Electronic Health Records to Improve Patient Care

New York providers can qualify for federal stimulus funds and technical assistance from two new regional extension centers to adopt electronic health records as part of a national initiative to enhance health care quality, safety and efficiency for all Americans MORE >