Meaningful use audits against 2015 attestations are currently underway. Through our work at MeaningfulUseAudits.com we have found that there are specific areas of attestation documentation that are particularly difficult for Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Critical Care Hospitals (CAH).
The long awaited Final Rule gave providers a clearer view for 2015 – 2017 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU). Some of the most fascinating details are found in the nuances buried in the response to public comments.
The transition for Eligible Hospitals (EH) from Stage 1 to Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU) certainly has challenges. Six months ago I had imagined that patient engagement requirements would be the troublemaker. After all, getting patients to come to the hospital patient portal was a whole new ball of wax. This is a core MU […]
Now I’m not a betting man. I’ve been to Las Vegas only once and was fortunate enough to escape with both my dignity and bank account intact. The old timers say, “better to be lucky than good” and they just may be right. The Meaningful Use (MU) dice are rolling and tumbling right now and […]
Everybody is always wishing and hoping for something. Will the Eagle land? Will it rain on the garden? Will she say “yes”? Every day I speak with hospitals involved in the CMS EHR Incentive program. Some are at Stage 1 and some have moved on to Stage 2. For all of them their 2015 meaningful […]
New Rules for Achieving Meaningful Use in 2014 We’ve been waiting for it to drop since late July and it finally hit the floor just as the three-day end of summer weekend was kicking off. The new CMS final ruling that was published on August 29, 2014 allows an end run around some of the […]