According to the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), 408,000 eligible providers have received EHR incentives totaling close to $6.5 billion, but it seems that the program is losing some of its initial momentum. Stage 2 Attestations
Meaningful Use is a core requirement of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) program. The program is part of the government’s larger efforts to move towards value-based healthcare through increased access to clinical information for all stakeholders, thereby improving quality, patient outcomes and cost containment. In order for providers to demonstrate Meaningful Use understanding the criteria and process is critical, as is selecting the right technology partner.
As an extension of our commitment to education, NCG Medical and our medical billing services team we are excited to provide this review of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.