The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released updated reference grids for Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use requirements, detailing how meaningful use objectives align with EHR certification criteria.

Each quick reference grid includes the meaningful use objectives and which group of physicians those objectives apply to, the core set and menu set of measures, and the EHR certification criteria that correlate with those measures. These updated Stage 1 and Stage 2 grids can be accessed in PDF form from

Source:; Jennifer Bresnick; November 7, 2012.