Meaningful Use: Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive programs
Get more information on the incentives Medicare and Medicaid provide for medical practices to adopt new records, billing and practice management procedures.
Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) myth
Learn how to debunk the myth that only physicians can pend or enter orders through computerized provider order entry (CPOE).
Payment & Delivery Models
CMS proposes more flexibility, transition time for QPP’s 2nd year
While the Senate health care bill is dominating health care news, CMS has released an important proposal that will affect physicians next year and beyond.
Missing from MACRA: 2 Meaningful Use milestones
The final rule implementing MACRA contains a welcome but little-noticed provision that relieves physicians of EHR-reporting burdens.
In EHR age, physicians long to restore medicine’s personal touch
Research reveals what gives physicians professional satisfaction and what drives their their discontent.
Meaningful Use gets a meaningful change: 90-day reporting
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed change to make Meaningful Use more flexible for physicians by allowing them to report only for a 90-day period in 2016.
Changes to Meaningful Use program: Relieving physician reporting burdens
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed 3 changes to Meaningful Use. They are designed to better support physicians in providing beneficiaries with the right care at the right time.
Bill gives blanket approval for meaningful use exemptions
Legislation adopted by Congress will allow a physician who applies for a hardship exemption from the 2015 electronic health record meaningful use program to be exempted from the penalties that would have been levied in 2017.
Physicians share plan for how meaningful use should really work
Physicians shared their own revisions to Stage 3 of the electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use program. Their plans call for revising the program to improve flexibility, expand patient engagement, and clear the way for increased health IT interoperability and innovation.