Tag Archive for ‘EHR Incentive Program’

EHRs add to surgeons’ administrative burdens: The ACS responds

EHR usability challenges are summarized, including its inability to adapt to individual practices and outdated documentation guidelines.

Meeting meaningful use requirements in 2016

The 2016 reporting requirements for the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program are outlined as are suggestions to help surgeons meet the public health registry objective.

The Three Stages of Meaningful Use

Meaningful use: A program in transition

This article describes the EHR Incentive Program and meaningful use requirements, including the challenges related to complying with these programs as well as the benefits such as enhanced quality of patient care.

Avoiding the 2015 Medicare EHR Incentive Program penalty

This column discusses what surgeons need to know about the Electronic Health Records Incentive Program to avoid penalties in 2015 and provides other program updates.

The Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2014

This year marks a pivotal point in the EHR Incentive Program, as it will be the first year some EPs will begin or continue participating in Stage 1 of the program and others will begin participating in Stage 2 of the program. This column responds to questions that surgeons may have regarding the 2014 reporting options, important deadlines, and penalties associated with noncompliance and nonparticipation.

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