Here’s the CMS proposal for meaningful use: http://www.federalregister.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2009-31217_PI.pdf
There is a companion interim final rule related to standards and certification: http://www.federalregister.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2009-31216_PI.pdf
There’s a public conference call at 5:15 p.m. EST.
On Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will announce two regulations that lay a foundation for improving quality, efficiency, and safety through meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) technology.
The regulations will help implement the EHR incentive programs enacted under the Health Information Technology for Clinical and Economic Health (HITECH) Act, which was part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Public comments on both regulations are encouraged.
WHO: David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., national coordinator for health information technology
Jonathan Blum, director, Center for Medicare Management
Cindy Mann, director, Center for Medicaid and State Operations
WHAT: Briefing for HITECH Partners and Stakeholders – Providers, HIT Industry Organizations
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time
WHERE: Toll-Free Dial: (800) 837-1935
Conference ID: 49047605
Pass Code: HITECH