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May 2014
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  • It’s True: Staff Licensure or Certification Required for Your Practice to be Meaningful Use Compliant

    All of your employees who enter computerized patient orders (radiology and laboratory orders, prescriptions, etc.) via EHRs must be licensed or certified in order for your practice to be in compliance with the Stage 2 Meaningful Use Incentive Program. Even if your team is experienced and has thorough on-the-job training, without state licensure or certification, your practice will not be in compliance with this program.

    Access ISMS' latest Issue Brief, Certified versus Non-certified Medical Assistants: The Impact on Illinois Physicians and Their Practices to learn more about this essential element toward meaningful use compliance.

     How to get your medical assistants certified

    The following organizations are among those providing credentialing for medical assistants:

    Click on each link for eligibility requirements and education opportunities to put your medical assistants on the path to certification.

    Questions? Please contact the ISMS Advocacy Team at 800-782-4767 ext. 1470 or by email.

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