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AHIMA, MGMA welcome Stage 2 rule; AHA airs concerns
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare interest groups offered generally favorable reviews of the CMS’ final rule on the second phase of the federal electronic health-record system incentive program as they continued to examine the 672-page rule issued Thursday.

“Overall, we’re pleased that they have removed the administrative burden on eligible professionals on allowing groups to report batch information for certain measures,” said Robert Tennant, senior policy adviser at MGMA, which represents physician group practices.