More than 40 hospitals and delivery systems are giving advice to federal officials as they finalize proposed rules to implement the meaningful use provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The organizations, working through the American Hospital Association, have sent a letter to three top policymakers outlining concerns with statutory or expected definitions for "hospital" and "hospital-based physician." The definitions of these entities will play a major role in determining eligibility for incentive payments for the meaningful use of electronic health records.

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