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EHR Systems: Contracting for Change

Posted In EHR vendor, Electronic Health Records (“EHR"), Health Care Law, Meaningful use incentives, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (“ONC”)

On Tuesday, I discussed the recent decertification of two EHR Technology systems previously certified under ONC standards and, therefore, ineligible for use to meet “meaningful use” requirements.  Recently, these products failed a retest conducted by an ONC-authorized certification body.  The decertification was the first following the push to adopt EHR Technology to qualify for meaningful use incentives and to avoid an eventual reduction in Medicare program reimbursement. More >

EHR Systems: Is Certification Ever Certain?

The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act provides the Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) with the authority to establish programs to improve health care quality, safety, and efficiency through the implementation of health IT, including electronic health record technology (“EHR Technology”). Under HITECH, eligible health care providers can qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments when they adopt certified EHR technology and use it to achieve specifically outlined objectives, known as “meaningful use" requirements. More >

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