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Final Stage 3 EHR rule is out, but HHS signals more changes ahead
Modern Healthcare

The Obama administration, under pressure from Congress and the healthcare industry to ease its mandates for the use of electronic health records, issued regulations for the current and final stages of its incentive program for the technology. But officials also acknowledged the new rules are almost guaranteed to be revised in the coming months.Changes are likely to be needed to accommodate federal legislation passed earlier this year and to slow the tempo of change that has repeatedly required federal officials to delay deadlines and add flexibility to the $31.5 billion program as EHR vendors and healthcare providers struggled to keep up.