Electronic Health Records (EHRs) - Meaningful Use

May 15, 2019
The AHA released a detailed summary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule for fiscal year 2020.
May 14, 2019
Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals that did not qualify as meaningful users of certified electronic health record technology for the 2019 Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program may apply for a hardship exception to avoid the associated payment penalty.
Apr 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 23 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital PPS proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Apr 23, 2019
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Apr 17, 2019
More than 9 in 10 hospitals used their electronic health record data to inform clinical practice in 2017.
Mar 26, 2019
On March 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published proposed rules that would promote patient access to health information in Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP),…
Jan 28, 2019
Commenting Friday on the Office of the National Coordinator’s draft strategy to reduce regulatory and administrative burden related to health information technology and electronic health record use, AHA commended the agency for its attention to reducing excessive burden.
Jan 28, 2019
AHA comments on draft report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology entitled “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use to of Health IT and EHRs.”
Jan 15, 2019
The Government Accountability Office today released a congressionally-mandated report examining approaches and challenges to matching patients to their electronic health records, and efforts to improve patient record matching.