Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Ruling News and Updates:

General Entry vs. CPOE in the Electronic Health Record

As discussions about the CMS Stage 2 rule continue, one question that persists is whether non-credentialed medical assistants--and by extension, lay people--can enter orders into the electronic health record (EHR). What entries can such workers make, if any? Robert Anthony of the CMS Health IT Initiatives Group touched on this topic during our joint presentation more

To learn more about the CMS (Center for Medicare Medicaid Services) changes and how it affects medical assistants and your clinic, please view the video presentations by Don Balasa, JD and CEO of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and Robert Anthony, Deputy Director, Health IT Initiatives Group, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) by going to the following link:

Click here for information on the mandates for CMS Rule for Meaningful Use Order Entry

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