CMS Proposes Stage 2 Goals For Health E-Records

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 8:12 PM EST) -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Thursday released its proposed Stage 2 meaningful use requirements, which raise the standards that Medicare and Medicaid hospitals and doctors must meet in order to keep earning bonuses for switching to electronic health records.

The proposed requirements come out more than a year and a half after CMS finalized the Stage 1 requirements. By design, the Stage 2 goals — which the earliest electronic records adopters will have to meet in 2014 — largely reflect those from Stage...
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