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 the full FY.
Three other important dates for eligible hospitals and CAHs include:
- September 30, 2013—Last day of the FY 2013, and the end of the reporting year.
- October 1, 2013—First day of FY 2014, and the start of Stage 2 for hospitals in their third or fourth years of participation.
- November 30, 2013—Last day to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for FY 2013.
See other 2013 important dates in the 2012-2014 Health Information Technology timeline.
Want more information about the EHR Incentive Programs?
Make sure to visit the CMS EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.