CMS and ONC announced the intent to change the Stage 3 timeline and extend Stage 2 of meaningful use through 2016.
Important to note about the proposed timeline
It does not delay the start of Stage 2 of meaningful use
It does not affect the current reporting periods and deadlines for 2014 participation
What this Means for You
If you begin participation with your first year of Stage 1 for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2014:
If you have completed 1 year of Stage 1 of meaningful use:
If you have completed two or more years of Stage 1 of meaningful use:
Please be sure to look for additional guidance in the Federal Register for rulemaking on this proposal.
For More Information
Make sure to visit the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.