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PsychNews: New Process Announced to Avoid EHR Penalties in 2017

The government has issued an update to previous rules governing the Electronic Health Records Incentive Program and is now allowing blanket “hardship” exemptions to the program so that clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals can avoid penalties that would have been incurred in 2017 had they not complied with “meaningful use” requirements in 2015.

For more information, contact APA’s Department of Practice Management and Delivery Systems.

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