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Praise, Concerns Come Pouring in for ‘Meaningful Use’ Rules

Publication Date: July 14, 2010

Yesterday, federal officials released the final rule defining how health care providers can demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records to qualify for federal incentive payments made available through the 2009 federal economic stimulus package.

The final rule for the first stage of the incentive program stipulates that physicians must meet 15 core objectives and hospitals must meet 14.

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