Critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use of certified electronic health record technology in the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program for the 2018 reporting period can apply through Dec. 2 for a hardship exception to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. The deadline for other eligible hospitals to submit hardship forms for the 2020 payment adjustment was in July. For more on the Promoting Interoperability Programs, visit www.cms.gov.

Related News Articles

Headline
The AHA today responded to a House Ways and Means Committee request for comments on priority topics as its Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force…
Headline
The number of incoming medical students from rural backgrounds — a strong predictor a future physician will practice in a rural community — declined 28%…
Headline
A coalition of 14 health care organizations, including the AHA, today voiced support for the Accountable Care in Rural America Act, the companion to Senate…
Insights and Analysis
Tom Nordwick, CEO of Uvalde (Texas) Memorial Hospital and chair-elect for the AHA’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals, shares why and how his hospital…
Insights and Analysis
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Feb. 2-5 in Phoenix, offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn and share with renowned health care leaders…
Chairperson's File
Preserving rural health and advancing health in America go hand-in-hand.