For the first time ever, ONC has revoked an EHR’s Stage 1 Meaningful Use certification. In a recent press release from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, two EHR’s were found to be incapable of meeting all of the Medicare / Medicaid Stage 1 Meaningful Use requirements and were subsequently de-certified. Two electronic health records, previously certified as Continue reading ONC Certification revoked for two EHR products
Are you prepared for an EHR Incentive audit? (The following is information broadcast from CMS for general release.) Overview An eligible professional (EP), eligible hospital, or critical access hospital (CAH) attesting to receive an incentive payment for either the Medicare or Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program may be subject to an audit. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Continue reading EHR Incentive Audits and What to Expect
There is an awful lot of news lately about Stage 1 Meaningful Use audits and the number one reason so far for failing an audit has been Core Set Objective number 15. Protect Electronic Health Information Objective Protect electronic health information created or maintained by the certified EHR technology through the implementation of appropriate technical capabilities. Measure Conduct or review Continue reading Stage 1 Meaningful Use Audits and Security Risk Analysis
We sent the stimulus money, now let’s see if we can get it back… Practitioners who have successfully attested for EHR Meaningful Use and received their stimulus money are to be applauded….. and now audited. Figliozzi & Company, a certified public accounting firm in Garden City, NJ was contracted by CMS, the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services to conduct Medicare EHR Continue reading CMS / EHR Stimulus Audits Are Here!!