ICD-10 Was Delayed, But Meaningful Use Was Not

Many physicians are breathing a sign of relief over the ICD-10 implementation delay. But some may have taken that breath too quickly—there’s still an important deadline to contend with this fall. Physicians looking to attain Stage 1 of Meaningful Use must have a 2014-certified EHR and must report for 90 days before October 1, 2014. Those who miss the deadline will see a 1% cut in their Medicare reimbursements in 2015. Physicians who attested to Stage 1 already but don’t...