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Legislation Calls for New Meaningful Use Hardship Exception

Medical Worker Provider in Home with Senior Patients

Representative Tom Price (R-GA) introduced the Meaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015 (HR 3940) which would give the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) special authority relative to meaningful use hardship exceptions in the current 2015 reporting year. This news article details how the bill would amend the Social Security Act to authorize a meaningful use hardship exception for the 2015 reporting period.