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CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016

CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.

Providers in the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs can now attest until March 11. The original deadline had been set as Feb. 29.

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
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Senate: Health care IT bill will ‘end unfair practices’ for patients, providers

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure designed to improve health care information technology.The purpose…
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Figi's issues allergy alert on undeclared almonds in marzipan

February 12, 2016
Figi’s Companies Inc. has issued a recall of Classic Marzipan due to the presence of undeclared almonds, according to a press release from the FDA.The manufacturer…
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