CMS Releases Updated Quality Measures for Meaningful Use

iHealth Beat: June 20, 2013

CMS has updated clinical quality measures for the meaningful use program, the Physician Quality Reporting System and several other reporting programs, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 6/19).

Background

Under the 2009 federal economic stimulus package, health care providers who demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record systems can qualify for Medicaid and Medicare incentive payments (iHealthBeat, 6/4).  Read more