Electronic Health Records (EHRs) - Meaningful Use

Dec 20, 2017
The first performance period for the clinician Quality Payment Program mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act ends on Dec. 31. Clinicians in areas affected by the 2017 hurricane season and Northern California wildfires were granted a special exception from the QPP’s Merit-…
Dec 11, 2017
The FY 2018 Inpatient PPS Proposed Rule: What You Need to Know
Members-only Webinar   Held April 28, 2017 The AHA invites you to participate in a complimentary webinar April 28 to learn more about the FY 2018 inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule, which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued on April 14. During this 60-…
Nov 27, 2017
Critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for a hardship exception to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not…
Nov 14, 2017
Critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for a hardship exception to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not…
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EHRs - Meaningful Use

Nov 9, 2017
Using electronic health records to improve health and health care beyond meaningful use requirements.
We know hospitals use EHRs and other technology in ways that are meaningful to patients and communities. But the rules governing the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive and Quality Payment Programs are complex and involve guidance from multiple federal agencies. This webpage provides descriptive…
Nov 2, 2017
Sens. John Thune (R-SD), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Pat Roberts (R-KS), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) today introduced the EHR Regulatory Relief Act (S. 2059), legislation that would provide regulatory flexibility and hardship relief to hospitals and eligible…
Oct 13, 2017
Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use and did not receive a hardship exception in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for reconsideration of their 2018 payment adjustment. Visit…
Oct 5, 2017
The House Energy and Commerce Committee last night voted 28-23 along party lines to approve legislation to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program through fiscal year 2022. The federal matching rate would remain at 23% through FY 2019, change to 11.5% for FY 2020 and return to a…