The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published three new frequently asked questions about the electronic health records meaningful use incentive program. The new FAQs clarify the status of certified EHRs under certain circumstances:

If an eligible provider (EP) practices at an outpatient location, a location other than an inpatient (place of service 21) or emergency department (place of service 23), and that location is only equipped with Certified Electronic Health Records (EHR) Technology certified to the criteria applicable to an inpatient setting, must the EP include that location in their meaningful use calculations?

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