Mandating electronic medical records


This data is documented in a Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey, which was published in Health Affairs.The use of electronic medical records can make physicians’ offices more efficient and improve the quality of patient care by making their medical history available to any physician treating them.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Rulemaking on the Affordable Care Act CMS is developing new programs and tools to help with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.Electronic Health Records/Health Information Technology/Meaningful Use An electronic health record (EHR)—sometimes called an electronic medical record (EMR)—allows healthcare providers to record patient information electronically instead of using paper records.



Funding for the EMR legislation will cover a span of 10 years.Value Based Modifier Payment Section 3007 of the Affordable Care Act mandated that, by 2015, CMS begin applying a value modifier under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).Both cost and quality data are to be included in calculating payments for physicians.The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology.



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