Stage 2 Meaningful Use Resources

In this month’s post, we take a look at useful links to information related to Stage 2 Meaningful Use. 

Stage 2 MU Final Rules

On August 23, 2012, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final requirements for the Stage 2 Electronic Health Records Incentive programs. The following are links to relevant Stage 2 documentation.

CMS Stage 2 Final Rule: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-09-04/pdf/2012-21050.pdf

CMS Stage 2 Final Rule Fact Sheet: http://www.cms.gov/apps/media/press/factsheet.asp?Counter=4440&intNumPerPage=10&checkDate=&checkKey=&srchType=1&numDays=3500&srchOpt=0&srchData=&keywordType=All&chkNewsType=6&intPage=&showAll=&pYear=&year=&desc=&cboOrder=date

ONC 2014 Edition Standards & Certification Criteria Final Rule: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-09-04/pdf/2012-20982.pdf

ONC 2014 Edition Standards & Certification Criteria Final Rule Fact Sheet: http://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/meaningful-use-stage-2-0

Stage 2 MU Tipsheets

The following Stage 2 Tipsheets provide an overview of various aspects of the latest stage of meaningful use.

Stage 2 Overview: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/Stage2Overview_Tipsheet.pdf

Stage 1 Changes: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/Stage1ChangesTipsheet.pdf

Stage 1 vs. Stage 2 Comparison for EPs: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/Stage1vsStage2CompTablesforEP.pdf

2014 CQMs: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/ClinicalQualityMeasuresTipsheet.pdf

Payment Adjustments and Hardship Exceptions for EPs: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/PaymentAdj_HardshipExcepTipSheetforEP.pdf

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