BC Advantage - 2013 Issue 2
Prepare now for Stage 2 Meaningful Use while doing Stage 1
In a recent CMS report it was indicated that physicians who received meaningful use incentives in stage 1 had left the toughest work for the next stage of the federal program.About 251,000 physicians and other eligible professionals already have received more than $2.6 billion in payments for the first stage of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' electronic health records incentive program. Collecting for stage 2 will rely on two things that, by and large, physicians have so far skipped: getting patients to look at their paperless records and exchanging data with others.Data made...
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