Eligible hospitals who did not choose to register for Stage 1 of the Meaningful Use Incentive program in 2011, may still do so in 2012. Some parameters and requirements are changed in the Stage 2 Final Rule, Updates and further information will be provided here in the HIMSS Meaningful Use OneSource.
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Final Rule (2011 Edition)
Stage 1 Rule
This is a PDF of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs final rule, published in the federal register.
Allscripts has bookmarked the final rules for the HER Incentive program, the standards for Stage One of Meaningful Use, and the Permanent Certification Program.
Meaningful Use Criteria
The document provides an overview of the final rule on meaningful use criteria for eligible providers.
The power point gives an overview of the meaningful use final rules.
This article summarizes the push by the ONC to fast track meaningful use certification for more than 1,000 small rural hospitals by the end of 2014.
How to Receive Payment
This CMS tool helps hospitals and eligible providers assess whether or not they are ready to meet meaningful use requirements.
Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health
This is a publication of the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center.
Nurses and Meaningful Use
Guidelines, Tools, and Templates