measuring meaningful use

Amatayakul, Margret
December 2009
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Dec2009, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p100
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of measuring the meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) technology to be eligible for the federal stimulus incentives under the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Medicare and Medicaid providers that receive 17.2 million dollars are required to ensure a meaningful use of health information technology (HIT) by October 1, 2011. Moreover, an interim final rule for HIT will be released by the end of 2009.


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