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Senate panel will push HHS to delay Stage 3 MU rules
Modern Healthcare

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is asking to delay Stage 3 meaningful-use rules, its chairman, Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), said during a news conference Thursday.This will be one of several recommendations his committee will make to the Obama administration in a push to expand the use of electronic health records, which some providers say are costly and time-consuming.Alexander’s staff and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) have been meeting with committee members’ staff weekly and meeting regularly with experts and administration officials to relay their policy suggestions.