IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule FY2019

On April 25, 2018, in Documents, Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

On April 24, 2018 CMS  issued a proposed rule for FY2019 expected to empower patients through better access to hospital price information, improve patients’ access to their electronic health records, and make it easier for providers to spend time with their patients. The rule proposes updates to Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient […]

Meaningful Use – Stage 3

On October 11, 2015, in Archives, by AQ-IQ LLC

This document was published in the Federal Register on October 16, 2015. The currently available copy is in .pdf format. This final rule with comment period specifies the requirements that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive […]

EHR Incentive Program—Stage 2 for Medicare and Medicaid

On September 4, 2012, in Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, doctors, health care professionals and hospitals can qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments when they adopt and meaningfully use certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. More than 120,000 eligible health care professionals and more than 3,300 hospitals have qualified to participate in […]