Late Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a proposed rule to simplify Meaningful Use. According to MedPage Today, this is an apparent response to providers’ concerns with the MU program.
Here are some key pieces of information from the MedPage Today article:
- The proposed rule would reduce the overall number of objectives to focus on advanced use of EHRs
- The proposed rule would reduce measures that have become redundant, duplicative, or have reached widespread adoption
- The proposed rule would allow a 90-day reporting period in 2015 to accommodate the implementation of these proposed changes in 2015
You can read the entire article here.