HITN Comments on Meaningful Use Delay
The Health IT Now Coalition filed comments on the proposed modifications to the time line related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014. HITN is opposed to changing the timeframe. While it may help providers and vendors, the delay does little for patients who expect use of health IT to improve their care outcomes, reduce medical errors and bolster quality. The full letter can be found here.