Meaningful Use

AHA finds patient access to medical records higher than ever
Jul 22, 2016 | Bernie Monegain
More than 90 percent of hospitals across the country make patients' medical record available…
Enter MACRA: CMS chief Andy Slavitt says new law lets doctors be doctors
Jul 18, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
If the law doesn't become too complicated, the CMS chief said it will lead to better care and happier doctors.
Providers, physicians earn more under MIPS
Jul 13, 2016 | Susan Morse
A new study by the Brookings Institution claims physicians would earn more in Medicare…
Jul 07, 2016 | Bernie Monegain
CMS is now calling for clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals to use a 90-day EHR reporting period in 2016…
Jun 28, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Among those steps is the creation of a transitional reporting period for the first year, ‪beginning July 1.
Blackbook: Doctors say MACRA will end small practices
Jun 13, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors responding to the survey are worried they will not have the technology, capital or staffing…
Jun 06, 2016 | Susan Morse
In total spending, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday, the bill would increase spending by $50…
Practices band together for value-based
Jun 02, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
As value-based reimbursement leads healthcare providers to dig deep for new technologies and create team structures to…
May 20, 2016 | Susan Morse
The legislation gives improved consideration of socioeconomic status in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Apr 27, 2016 | Susan Morse
The more flexible Quality Payment Program for physicians is aimed at reducing the reporting…