What are the Modified Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements for 2017?

Overview
In October 2015, CMS released a final rule that modified the requirements for participation in the EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use) for years 2015 through 2017. Eligible professionals (EP) using Practice Fusion to report on Meaningful Use requirements will be participating in Modified Stage 2 of Meaningful Use for the 2017 reporting year.

Per CMS, all providers who have not successfully demonstrated meaningful use in a prior year and are seeking to demonstrate meaningful use for the first time in 2017 to avoid the 2018 payment adjustment must attest to these Modified Stage 2 objectives and measures.

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What are the Modified Stage 2 objectives for 2017?
Every participating provider will complete and attest to a single set of 10 objectives and measures, and 9 electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) to successfully demonstrate meaningful use. Existing exclusions may apply for some measures that may be outside the scope of your practice, but please note that for 2017 there will be no alternate exclusions available for Modified Stage 2 objectives.

Please click on the links below to learn more about each measure.

eCQMs
In addition to the 10 objectives, eligible professionals (EPs) must also report on eCQMs. Under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule published by CMS on August 14, 2017 EPs are required to report on any six (6) quality measures applicable to their scope of practice via Meaningful Use attestation or electronic submission.

Please be aware that program requirements may vary by state. You should contact your state Medicaid administrator to confirm your state’s requirements for the 2017 reporting year.

More information
For more information about the 2017 EHR Incentive Program requirements, please click here.

For more information about the Modified Stage 2 requirements for 2017, please click here.  

Meaningful Use

  1. What is Meaningful Use?
  2. How does the Meaningful Use Dashboard work?
  3. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 1: Protect Patient Health Information
  4. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 2: Clinical Decision Support
  5. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 3: CPOE for Medication, Lab, and Radiology Orders
  6. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 4: Electronic Prescribing (eRx)
  7. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 5: Health Information Exchange
  8. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 6: Patient-Specific Education
  9. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 7: Medication Reconciliation
  10. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 8: Patient Electronic Access
  11. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 9: Secure Electronic Messaging
  12. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 10: Public Health Reporting
  13. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 10: Public Health - Immunization Registry Data Submission
  14. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 10: Public Health - Syndromic Surveillance Data Submission
  15. Medicaid Meaningful Use Stage 2 Objective 10: Public Health - Specialized Registry Reporting
  16. How do I attest for Meaningful Use?
  17. What are the Modified Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements for 2017?
  18. What are the exclusions for Meaningful Use?
  19. What patients are counted for Meaningful Use?
  20. How do the components of a chart note relate to Meaningful Use?
  21. How do I print the Meaningful Use Dashboard?
  22. How do I minimize or refresh CDS notifications?
  23. How can I send a referral using Direct Messaging?
  24. How does patient portal access and auto-invite relate to Meaningful Use?
  25. What constitutes a "unique" patient?
  26. Meaningful Use attestation for previous years
  27. How do Meaningful Use payment adjustments work?
  28. How do I apply for a Meaningful Use Hardship Exception?
  29. How do I find Practice Fusion's CMS EHR Ceritification ID?
  30. How do I register for the Medicaid Meaningful Use Program?
  31. Can I change, modify, or cancel my attestation?
  32. How do I choose my reporting period duration for Medicaid Meaningful Use?
  33. Is Practice Fusion a certified EHR?
  34. Patient records maintained in the EHR for Meaningful Use attestation
  35. How do I get my AIU letter from Practice Fusion?
  36. How do I report eCQMs for Medicaid Meaningful Use?
  37. Do I have to meet all 10 objectives to achieve Meaningful Use?
  38. Can I participate in both MIPS (Medicare) and Meaningful Use (Medicaid)?
  39. Are there patient education materials available in Spanish?
  40. How do I select or change my reporting period start date?
  41. When do I need to sign chart notes for Meaningful Use? Can I sign a chart after the reporting period?
  42. How do I contact my state about the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program?
  43. How do I qualify for Meaningful Use if I see patients in multiple locations?
  44. How many exclusions can each provider claim for meaningful use?
  45. How do I use multiple EHR's to qualify for Medicaid Meaningful Use?
  46. What stage of Medicaid Meaningful Use am I in?
  47. How do I prepare for the PQRS Penalty Informal Review?
  48. How do I prepare for a Meaningful Use audit?
  49. What is Data Portability?
  50. How can I report CQMs for PQRS?
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