Continued low numbers of eligible hospitals and professionals who have attested to Stage 2 meaningful use has prompted renewed calls from healthcare industry groups for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to shorten the reporting period in 2015 and provide more program flexibility.

At today’s Health IT Policy Committee meeting, CMS reported that 11,478 EPs and 840 hospitals have successfully attested to Stage 2 as of Nov. 1, 2014. Elisabeth Myers with the CMS Office of E-Health Standards and Services told the committee that Nov. 30 is the deadline for hospital attestation for meaningful use in 2014.

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