AAFP asks for delay in stage 3 MU requirements

01/16/2013 | AAFP News Now

The AAFP asked the the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for a delay in implementing meaningful use stage 3 requirements until at least 2017 and for a delay or elimination of all penalty provisions. AAFP Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D., sent a letter to ONC National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, M.D., saying that stage 2 requirements have been pushed back until next year and there is concern that "HHS is attempting to raise the bar for what constitutes meaningful use before the majority of physicians and hospitals are able to achieve the meaningful use stage 1 or 2 objectives."

View Full Article in:

AAFP News Now

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Paralegal
Mylan Inc.
Washington, DC
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director of Actuarial Services, Government Programs
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC