Meaningful Use Stage 3 Proposed Regulations: A Detailed Review

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Overview

With the March 20th release of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program and Meaningful Use Stage 3 by  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and accompany 2015 Certification Standards by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the Health IT Community is eager to learn more about the specific details of each NPRM.  Today, we know that the CMS proposed rule focuses on specifying the meaningful use criteria for Stage 3 and supports the broader efforts to increase simplicity and flexibility in the program while driving interoperability and a focus on patient outcomes in the meaningful use program.  We also know ONC’s NPRMestablishes the 2015 Edition health IT certification criteria, the base EHR definition, and health IT certification program modifications.  Join us as HIMSS Subject Matter Experts provide details to ensure health IT professionals across the industry understand the intent and impact of the government's actions.

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss how the CMS NPRM focuses on specifying the meaningful use criteria for Stage 3 and supports the broader efforts to increase simplicity and flexibility in the program while driving interoperability and a focus on patient   outcomes in the meaningful use program;

2) Identify ways that the proposed rule for the 2015 Edition, Health Information Technology Certification Criteria  align with the path toward interoperability identified in ONC’s draft Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap; builds on past  editions of adopted health IT certification criteria, and includes new and updated IT functionality and provisions;

3) Receive guidance on your most pressing questions.

Session 2:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT
"2015 Edition, Health Information Technology Certification Criteria: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule"

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