Meaningful Use Attestation: Get Your Questions Answered

Get tips directly from CMS on how your medical practice can attest to Stage One rules for meaningful use as part of the agency's EHR Incentive Programs.

In this webinar, held on May 22, Robert Anthony, a health specialist in the CMS Office of E-Health Standards and Services, offers a brief overview of the Stage 1 requirements of the Medicare / Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Anthony also discusses frequently asked questions from eligible professionals who've gone through the attestation process and takes attendee questions including participation by non-physician providers and on specific requirements.


Here are the list of resources discussed during the webinar:

• Meaningful Use Specification Sheets
For Eligible ProfessionalsFor Eligible Hospitals

EHR Incentive Program Frequently Asked Questions

EHR Incentive Program Website

HHS Office of National Coordinator Health IT
(includes certified EHR technology list)

EHR Incentive Program Attestation Information

• Physicians Practice Resources:
EHR Topic Resource CenterMeaningful Use Topic Resource Center

Also check out these other resources on meaningful use attestation / EHRs:

Meaningful Use Attestation Aggravation
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'How I Met Meaningful Use'
Here's some advice from practices that have already successfully "attested" to MU and have cashed their checks.

Meaningful Use Webinar
Robert Anthony of CMS discussed the current state of Stage 1 of the agency's meaningful use incentive program in 2011 and answered several questions that you may be facing at your practice.

Clinical Summaries: A Valuable Part of Meaningful Use Requirements
Done well, clinical summaries can help you communicate better, satisfy patients, and qualify for the meaningful use bonus.