May 22, 2013
More than half of America’s doctors have adopted electronic health records
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced that more than half of all doctors and other eligible providers have received Medicare or Medicaid incentive payments for adopting or meaningfully using electronic health records (EHRs). HHS has met and exceeded its goal for 50 percent of doctor ...
May 22, 2013
July 3, 2013 is last day that eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in their first year of participation of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program can begin their 90-day reporting period to demonstrate meaningful use for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. Hospitals in their second and third years of participation must demonstrate meaningful use for ...
Resource Available for CAH II Physicians Eligible to Participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program
May 21, 2013
Physicians who assign their reimbursement and billing to a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) under Method II (CAH IIs) may participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program as eligible professionals.
CAH II physicians can begin participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program during the 2013 calendar year, and are eligible to earn a maximum of $39,000 during ...
May 21, 2013
To keep you updated with information on the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, CMS has recently added three new FAQs and an updated FAQ to the CMS FAQ system. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few minutes to review the new information below.
While the denominator for ...
May 2, 2013
The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition — the largest and most respected health IT event in North America — is known for its world-class education. The search is on for industry thought leaders to submit proposals for presenting educational content at HIMSS14.
Your submission should demonstrate a case study approach on the adoption and optimal use ...
April 30, 2013
This Intensive Healthcare Informatics Bootcamp will Provide a Foundation for Selecting, Implementing and using HIT to Improve Quality, Efficiency and Care Coordination.
Attend Online at the University of Illinois at Chicago
(UIC) and Prepare Yourself for Data Driven Healthcare
This program is designed to accelerate your competencies with Health ...
April 30, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has developed an array of new tools to educate consumers and health care providers about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.
Many consumers are unfamiliar with their rights under the HIPAA Privacy Rule. With that in ...
April 26, 2013
CMS had posted two updated FAQs related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. FAQs include information on how EHR incentive payments will be affected by sequestration, as well as guidance on how to successfully attest following an EHR vendor transition. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few ...
April 12, 2013
Incentive payments made through the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program are subject to the mandatory reductions in federal spending known as sequestration, required by the Budget Control Act of 2011.
Incentive Payment Reduction
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 postponed sequestration for two months. As required by law, President Obama issued a sequestration order ...
April 10, 2013
All eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) attesting to receive an incentive payment for either the Medicare or Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program may be subject to an audit.
Pre- and Post-Payment Audits
CMS and its contractor, Figliozzi and Company, perform audits on Medicare and dually-eligible (Medicare and ... Older Posts»