CMS hosted a teleconference today to review the proposed Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive regulations. The presentation provides a good overview of the eligibility for incentive payments as well as the definition of meaningful use. CMS has posted its presentation and will be posting an audio recording of the presentation here.
Public comments on the proposed rule will be accepted until 5 PM on March 15, 2010. To view comments already submitted to CMS go to: www.regulations.gov and put in the Keyword or ID: CMS-2009-0117-0002. Persons or entities that wish to comment may do so on electronically by submitting the comments to www.regulations.gov and refer to file code CMS-0033-P. If you want assistance drafting these comments please contact Elana Zana or David Schoolcraft.