The timing of MGMA’s plea for leniency towards physicians working to meet the requirements of meaningful use couldn’t be more challenging for whoever becomes the next National Coordinator for Health IT. What should ONC do—maintain policy rigor or accede to the demands of providers? The answer could prove pivotal to the entire HITECH program.

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Source: Of Coordinators and Cable-Knit Sweaters: Could MGMA’s Request Help Unravel Meaningful Use?