If legislation to extend the ICD-10 compliance date and/or permit a 90-day EHR meaningful use reporting period in 2015 is to succeed, it will be during the next few days.

And it will come in the form of a “CRomnibus,” a made-up word for an old congressional trick—shoving everything really important into a last minute-piece of legislation and hoping it all flies through the House and Senate. This bill would fund almost all of the government through September 2015, except spending in the Department of Homeland Security and elsewhere related to implementing President Obama’s executive order on immigration, which would get two or three months of money.

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