How Does Stage 2 Meaningful Use Challenge Rural Providers?

<p>Dec 10, 2013 -- <a href="… Intelligence article</a> reports that even with the proposed extension of the timeline for eligible professionals and hospitals to complete Stage 2 Meaningful Use and begin Stage 3, eligible providers still face the challenge of meeting the thresholds for patient engagement required by next phases of the EHR Incentive Programs.

Federal Register Notice: CMS Outpatient Quality Reporting and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Programs

<p>Dec 10, 2013 -- <a href="… in the Federal Register</a>:  This final rule with comment period from CMS revises the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system for CY 2014.