Tuesday, July 13, 2010

HHS Meaningful Use Guidelines Now available

HIMSS would like you to be aware final rules are now available online.

Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Final Rule


864 pages

Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology


228 pages

To learn more about the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs, visit the CMS-dedicated website to this program, http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/ . Here you’ll find information about eligibility, requirements, upcoming events and more. To learn more about electronic health records and certification standards, visit the HHS/ONC-website at http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt . This website is the premier place to learn about the benefits of using EHR technology in a meaningful way, local resources to assist in EHR adoption and more.

And, be sure to attend the upcoming joint CMS & ONC training on the EHR incentive programs and certification on July 22 at 2:oo pm EST. More information can be found on the CMS website: http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/.

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