HIT Policy Committee Concerned Stage 2 has too Many Measures

"As members of the HIT Policy Committee debated the proposed Stage 2 meaningful use regulations on Wednesday, many expressed concerns that the rules would require eligible providers to collect data for too many measures.

That burden poses problems from the start, said some committee members, noting that the cost of $10,000 per measure for physician practices to have their certified electronic health record systems updated makes the 120 proposed new measures unreasonable."