Meaningful Use Attestation

On October 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reopened the submission period for hardship exception applications to allow eligible professionals and hospitals to avoid 2015 meaningful use penalties.  Penalties for failing to demonstrate meaningful use of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) were applied beginning October 1, 2014 for hospitals, and will be applied effective January 1, 2015 for Medicare eligible professionals.
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On February 7, 2014, CMS announced a one-month delay of the deadline for eligible professionals to attest to their calendar year 2013 meaningful use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) for purposes of compliance with the Medicare EHR Incentive Program.  This moves the deadline from February 28 to March 31, 2014.  In addition, CMS announced it would provide assistance to hospitals that had difficulty submitting their fiscal year 2013 attestations.
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