Stage 2 MU Big Picture

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First in a series about Meaningful Use Stage 2 Like a bunch of kids at a Harry Potter book release, we now have a our own 455 page “novel” to read. The Meaningful Use Stage 2 Proposed Rule is out and everyone wants to know how it ends. I will be doing a series on Read More

Stage 2 Delay

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It comes as no surprise that the Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a delay to the Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 requirements. At Stage 1 created loads of confusion, the delay of Stage 2 seemed…expected. Additionally, the HHS is clarifying that those who got their act together in 2011, wouldn’t be under a Read More

No need to panic…Yet

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The Stage 1 Meaningful Use attestation deadline is right around the corner. Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals must complete the 90 day attestation by the end of the federal fiscal year with ends September 30.  This means they must begin by July 3.  Then the attestation data must be input by November 30. Eligible Read More

Meaningful Use Attestation

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An interesting post come up raising the question of whether a 3rd party may accomplish your Meaningful Use Attestation for you (you being the physician). The angle is partially pondering if attesting for docs may be a business model. BUT, when you look at the CMS FAQ on this subject, you’ll see this interesting tidbit: Read More