What is meaningful use, and how does it apply to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs?
The Recovery Act specifies three main components of meaningful use:
The use of a certified EHR in a meaningful manner (e.g.: e-Prescribing); The use of certified EHR technology for electronic exchange of health information to improve quality of health care; The use of certified EHR technology to submit clinical quality and other measures. In the final rule Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, CMS has defined stage one of meaningful use. To view the final rule, please visit: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-17207.pdf For more information about the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, please visit http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms Keywords: FAQ10084 Archived 12/15/2015