Stage 1 ends 9/30/13 so the time to update your progress report is now.
Once you've logged in, click the Update Progress link in the upper right corner of your Dashboard.
Note: if you are the primary user for several facilities, you can now switch between them with the drop-down list at the top of your Dashboard.
October 1, 2013 starts the meaningful use Stage 2 Timeline for 2011/12 Stage 1 Attesters. Please download the form for complete information.
In brief, for eligible Hospitals and CAHs that attested and met the Stage 1 criteria in 2011 and 2012, the timeframe for meeting Stage 2 objectives may begin as early as October 1, 2013 (fiscal year 2014).
For hospital-based labs, progressing to Stage 2 translates to moving to full-time production of the following criteria:
- Incorporate clinical lab-test results into Certified EHR Technology (including LOINC, SNOMED in HL7 v2.5.1 formatted message);
- Submit electronic data on reportable lab results to public health agencies; and
- Provide structured electronic lab results to ambulatory providers (new Stage 2 requirement).
Please review the form link for specific requirements and dates. Download the form.