Colorado Medical Society

Federal CMS to reopen MU hardship applications through Nov. 30

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 04:04 PM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will reopen the submission period for Meaningful Use hardship exemptions through Nov. 30, the agency announced. Previously the application deadline was April 1 for eligible hospitals and July 1 for eligible professionals.

Physicians who have not attained Meaningful Use and have not been granted a hardship exception are subject to the 2015 Medicare payment adjustments beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

This reopened hardship exception application submission period applies to professionals and hospitals that:

For more information, click here to go to the Payment Adjustments and Hardship Exemptions page of the federal CMS website.