Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Comment Period for the Stage 2 Meaningful Use NPRM Ends in 5 Days


On March 7, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Stage 2 meaningful use to the Federal Register. The proposed rule outlines the requirements for the next stage of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, which are administered by CMS. Take a look at the NPRM located in the Federal Register.
The 60-day comment period for this NPRM ends on Monday, May 7, 2012. CMS welcomes your feedback on this rule. Visit the Regulations.gov comment page to comment on this rule. 
For more information:
  • You can view the Stage 2 Corrections to this NPRM  (published April 18, 2012)
  • CMS has developed an overview of the rule and how Stage 2 expands upon Stage 1 of meaningful use. You can view a slideshow of this overview and a fact sheet, which can be found on the CMS Newsroom website.
  • A Microsoft Word version of the Stage 2 NPRM is also available.
Want more information about the EHR Incentive Programs?
Make sure to visit the EHR Incentive Programs website at http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.

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