Medical Billing Blog

Meaningful Use Program Continues to Disappoint

Posted by Scott Shatzman on Mon, Jan, 12, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

As 2014 came to a close, the Meaningful Use program continued to fall short of its intended goals.  Although more than 500,000 providers have registered for the Meaningful Use program, only 4% of professionals and 35% of hospitals have attested to Stage 2 of the program.  These disappointing numbers come despite the fact that CMS watered down some of the requirements and moved the deadline back from November 30th to December 31st.  Many providers are calling for the CMS to reduce its 365 day reporting requirement to 90 days but CMS remains steadfast behind the 365 day requirement. 

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Eligible Professionals: Avoid 2015 EHR Payment Adjustments

Posted by Scott Shatzman on Mon, Jun, 16, 2014 @ 09:06 AM

Eligible professionals participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program may be subject to payment adjustments beginning on January 1, 2015. Payment adjustments will depend on program participation and start year.

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