EHR CERTIFICATION: Support Given to LTC, Behavoiral Health EHR Certification Criteria

A May meeting of the Health IT Policy Committee's certification and adoption workgroup focused on stakeholder reaction to a draft set of voluntary electronic health records certification criteria for behavioral health, long-term and post-acute care settings. Workgroup members heard comment on the criteria that targets providers not eligible for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs but may aid in better use of EHRs and inform future decisions in the meaningful use program. Many of the draft voluntary criteria align with the 2014 Edition requirements, particularly criteria that support transitions of care.

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