Everything HITECH, March 5 2012
BEI Commentary: Here is some useful information on the audits that will be performed related to Meaningful Use. As we recommend, this article states that good, hard copy documentation of your Meaningful Use attestation will be very important in the event of an audit.
While at HIMSS 2012, we attended a presentation by CMS outlining their program for auditing providers under the EHR Stimulus payment, and were fortunate to be able to talk with a couple of the auditors one on one after the session. Their approach is still being finalized, and won’t roll out until later this spring, but there was enough useful information, that we thought to share for your own planning activities.
It is important to note that there are two distinct progreams, one for Medicaid (centered on eligibility and AIU) and another for Medicare (centered on Meaningful Use Measures and Objectives). Read More