Our Meaningful Use Stage 2 Guarantee
When the new federal interoperability guidelines go into effect in January 2014, rest assured, Meditab will be ready. We guarantee that IMS will be Meaningful Use Stage 2 compliant by Dec. 31, 2013 to help practices meet 17 core objectives and 6 menu objectives.
Health Information Exchange (HIE) is part of the Stage 2 criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to continue to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. All providers must achieve meaningful use under the Stage 1 criteria before moving to Stage 2.
To learn more about Meaningful Use Stage 2, visit http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-andGuidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Stage_2.html
From then to now
- HITECH Act allocates $30 billion for Healthcare in February 17, 2009
- 70% of the $30 billion will be spent in 3 years (2011-2013)
- $19.2B committed to Healthcare IT for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH ) Act
HITECH Act promotes adoption of EHR
“To reduce the duplication and waste that cost billions of healthcare dollars and medical errors that cost thousands of lives each year”
— Pres. Barack Obama