Advocates Criticize AHA’s Stance on Patient Access to Health Data

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Patient advocates have criticized the American Hospital Association for recommending that CMS loosen its proposed patient access requirements for Stage 2 of the meaningful use program, Health Data Management reports (Goedert, Health Data Management, 5/2).

Under the 2009 federal economic stimulus package, health care providers who demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record systems can qualify for Medicaid and Medicare incentive payments.

 

 

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