A new website is now available from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) concerning Health Information Technology as provided for in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. On this website, you can find information pertaining to the Medicare and Medicaid incentives for electronic health records adoption and important links to related websites at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Posted now are:
· A CMS fact sheet and questions/answers pertaining to the incentive programs
· Link to press release pertaining to the process of defining meaningful use (Comments are due June 26, 2009.)
· Resources on Health IT and privacy & security (HIPAA)