Summary: S.3173 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/13/2016)

EHR Regulatory Relief Act

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to:

  • establish a 90-day reporting period with respect to determining whether an eligible professional or hospital is a meaningful electronic health record (EHR) user,
  • allow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to determine that an eligible professional or hospital is a meaningful EHR user if the professional or hospital meets a specified percentage of the applicable measures established by CMS, and
  • extend the applicability of the hardship exception with respect to meaningful EHR use.