How Stage 2 Raises the Bar on Stage 1 Organizations

Source: The Advisory Board Company
by Naomi Levinthal and Tony Panjamapirom 
February 12, 2013

"CMS's meaningful use Stage 2 final rule introduces several changes to Stage 1, some requiring immediate consideration. While the changes are marginal for providers attesting to Stage 1 in FY 2013, some of them will pose significant challenges to those who begin or remain in Stage 1 in FY 2014 and subsequent years.

We outline these changes and how they could impact attestation to help you make plans for meeting the new requirements now."