Third-Party EHR Registration Will Be Functional By May, CMS Says

February 2011
Part B Insider;2/5/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p48
The article offers information related to medical policy in the U.S. U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will permit eligible professionals (EPs) to assign a third party to register on their behalf for the Medicare and Medicaid (electronic health records) EHR Incentive Programs in May 2011. Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) would substitute Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) by 2014 and 15 appointed members of the board will suggest cuts in health care rates.


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