Tag Archive: stage 2

  • CHITREC submits comments on Stage 2 Meaningful Use

    May 18, 2012

    CHITREC has drawn upon our experiences with nearly 1,600 providers in the Chicago area to help provide feedback to the federal government regarding Proposed Rules to Stage 2 Meaningful Use. Our comments were submitted by the May 7, 2012, deadline.

    Every member of our staff volunteered to one of three formed committees (core and menu set ...
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  • Our director presents at national health IT conference

    March 1, 2012

    Last week marked HIMSS12, the annual conference of the Health Information Systems Society held in Las Vegas. About 37,000 professionals attended the five-day event.

    CHITREC sent multiple staff members to the conference, and others attended presentations virtually through the conference’s website.

    Our own co-executive director Fred Rachman, who serves on the HIMSS board of directors, delivered a ...
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  • National agencies propose rules for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

    February 24, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced last week the next steps for providers who are using electronic health record (EHR) technology and receiving incentive payments from Medicare and Medicaid. These proposed rules, from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), ...
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  • Proposed rule released for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

    February 23, 2012

    The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Stage 2 Meaningful Use was posted to the Office of the Federal Register on Thursday. The proposed rule outlines the next stage of Meaningful Use requirements for the Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs, which are administered by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

    The Office of the National Coordinator for ...
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  • Stage 2 MU deadline extended to 2014

    December 7, 2011

    The meaningful use Stage 2 deadline has been extended to 2014 for eligible hospitals and professionals that qualified as Stage 1 meaningful users in 2011, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced.

    Read more of this story here.

  • National HIT Coordinator Backs Delay of Meaningful Use Stage 2

    July 11, 2011

    National HIT Coordinator Farzad Mostashari backed a June vote by the Health IT Policy Committee to delay Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements until 2014.  The recommendation reflects provider concern that the previous Stage 2 timeline left early adopters too little time to update systems as necessary.  The ONC plans on releasing proposed Stage 2 requirements by the end of 2011, ...
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