In late December, CMS announced an extension for its EHR incentive program. However, it wasn’t the extension many of us expected. Rather than delaying the start of Stage 2, CMS delayed the start of Stage 3, moving the proposed start date from 2016 to 2017. While the move appears to benefit physicians who have been slow to adopt EHRs, a closer look reveals a more problematic view.
By: Mark Kaufmann, MD