Health Information Management

Meaningful use calls for meaningful risk analysis

HIM-HIPAA Insider, February 8, 2010

Healthcare organizations that are moving toward adapting certified EHR technology that meets CMS’ “meaningful use” definition and qualifies for government incentives must conduct a risk analysis.

The proposed rule for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive states that in Stage 1 of meeting the criteria for certified EHR, eligible providers are to attest that a risk analysis has been conducted and reviewed.

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