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5 Reasons Sen. Alexander Wants to Delay Stage 3
In recent months, the Senate health committee has conducted six hearings exploring the successes and problems associated with the electronic health record meaningful use program. Chairman Lamar Alexander has been critical of how Stages 2 and 3 were put together, with low attestation rates for Stage 2 and fears that Stage 3 is being rushed.

The committee is pressing hard for the government to delay release of the final Stage 3 rule until January 2017; Alexander has spelled out five reasons why the delay is crucial. (Photo: Fotolia)