Electronic Health Record Incentives for Multi-Campus Hospitals Act of 2010

Update: The text of HR 6072 is now available on the Library of Congress webpage here.

On Friday, July 30, 2010, Rep. Zack Space (D-OH) and several other representatives, introduced HR 6072, the Electronic Health Record Incentives for Multi-Campus Hospitals Act of 2010 (Multi-campus Hospital Act).  If passed, this Act would reduce the disparity in payment of electronic health record (EHR) incentives between multi-hospital systems that file a Medicare cost report for the entire system under one CMS Certification Number (CCN) and systems that file a Medicare cost report for each hospital in the system with a separate CCN. A multi-hospital system in the latter group, under the current CMS Final Rule for Meaningful Use (MU), would receive, in the aggregate, a proportionately larger EHR incentive amount than a system in the first group. 

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