AMA Attempting to Make MU Program More Physician-Friendly

The American Medical Association (AMA) is attempting to make the Meaningful Use program more physician-friendly, recommending several changes in a letter to CMS. In the letter, the AMA warns that unless the electronic health record incentive program is modified, physicians will drop out, patients will face disruptions and penalties, thousands of physicians will be financially penalized and outcome-based delivery models will be jeopardized. The AMA notes that the “single most pressing change needed to ensure physicians can successfully participate in the MU program” is “adding flexibility, both to the threshold required to earn the MU incentives and to avoid the penalties.”

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