On Monday, May 7th the comment period closes for the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT) proposed rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use and updated certification criteria.
The ONC rule proposes the specifications that Certified EHR Technology will, at the least, need to achieve to successfully meaningfully use the EHR starting in calendar year 2014. Changing the name of the program to the “ONC HIT Certification Program” is a permanent revision proposed by this rule.
To view the rule and find out more information please visit: http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/meaningful-use-stage-2.
You can also click here for a PDF copy of the proposed rule provided by ONC: ONC Notice of Proposed Rule – Stage 2 MU.