No EMR Requirements

September 1, 2008

Is it mandatory for a small practice of one to two physicians to incorporate electronic medical records into their practice, or is it for practices with more than five physicians?

Question: Is it mandatory for a small practice of one to two physicians to incorporate electronic medical records into their practice, or is it for practices with more than five physicians?

Answer: There is no national regulation or law that requires anyone to have an EMR. There are many legislators saying it is a good idea, but there’s nada on the books.