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[New eBook] How Optometry Meaningful Use Affects You in 2014 and 2015

Posted by Sharon Chin on Nov 8, 2014 10:00:00 AM

2014 has been an eventful year in the world of optometry Meaningful Use. We saw unexpected changes introduced into the program this year, but as 2014 comes to a close, it also means crucial deadlines are getting closer! It can be hard to keep up with all the changes, rules, and regulations. And if you’re not yet an Uprise blog subscriber, you may have missed our posts and updates on Meaningful Use. But don’t worry! That’s why we’ve compiled everything you need to know about the program and the recent updates into one eBook! Check out the preview below!

Understanding Meaningful Use Changes for 2014 & 2015


We think that we have every situation that you’re currently facing covered in this eBook. Do any of these statements relate to you? 

I haven’t started but would like to begin this year.

Find out how you can use the Final Rule to your advantage and the incentives and penalties you could face.

I don’t see why I should participate in Meaningful Use. Optometry_Meaningful_Use_ebook

On top of all the benefits your practice and your patients will benefit, we explain the penalties you could face if you do not participate.

I can’t begin this year but don’t want to be hit by penalties.

File for a hardship exemption by November 30, 2014. Learn what hardship exemptions are and how you can be qualified for one.

I just want to make sure that I’m on the right track.

We’ve compiled a list of important deadlines set by the CMS so you know what to expect continuing or starting the program in 2015 and 2016.

I’ve completed Stage 1, what do I do now?

Make sure you follow the core and menu objectives and clinical quality measures requirements for Stage 2. Don’t forget that even if you are in the clear for penalties, you’ll have to keep demonstrating meaningful use according to the program to avoid future penalties.

Want all the details? Download our newest eBook, Understanding The Final Rule and Meaningful Use Changes for 2014 and 2015!

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