Questions regarding Modified Stage 2 Meaningful Use are generated in the normal course of business. It is important to know where to obtain accurate answers to be compliant with the program. Recently, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has changed the system it uses for frequently asked questions (FAQs). To access all of the FAQs about the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, visit www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/FAQs_2016.pdf.
Below is an excerpt of a few of the questions and answers provided on the CMS website for your review.1
FAQ: Under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, who is responsible for demonstrating meaningful use of certified EHR technology, the provider or the vendor?
CMS Reply: To receive an EHR incentive payment, the provider (eligible professional [EP], eligible hospital, or critical access hospital [CAH]) is responsible for demonstrating meaningful use of certified EHR technology under both the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs.
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An excerpt from an article originally published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care, written by Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWCN, VP and Chief Clinical Officer for Wound Care at Net Health.