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10/17/14 | SOURCE: Health Data Management
An initiative launched last year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to help providers meet Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use public health objectives is now focusing its efforts on Ebola electronic screening tools.
10/16/14 | SOURCE: American Journal of Managed Care
The strict rules of the Meaningful Use (MU) program are preventing physicians from participating, according to the American Medical Association (AMA), which is calling for more flexibility and some relief from penalties.
10/10/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Healthcare providers and insurance companies have long waged verbal battles over which group has more negotiating leverage. A new study from the nation’s largest doctor group fires the latest salvo at health insurers.
10/09/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Healthcare information-sharing is largely stuck in neutral, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s annual report on electronic health-record adoption, released Thursday.
10/01/14 | SOURCE: EHR Intelligence
So far, CMS has given no indication of the portion of applications that will receive relief. The situation, however, has been on the federal agency’s radar for some time after early meaningful use attestation numbers in 2014 showed a slow start.
09/29/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Medicare will begin docking physicians’ pay next year if they decline to report on PQRS measures. Providers, however, remain confused and frustrated by its framework.