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EHR incentive


March 6, 2013  3:51 PM

Mostashari explains logic behind meaningful use goals

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
EHR, EHR incentive, Farzad Mostashari, HIMSS 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- In her HIMSS 2013 keynote address, CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said, in cooperation with National HIT Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, her...

March 5, 2013  4:11 PM

HIMSS survey shows organizations are striving for stage 2 incentives

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR implementation, EHR incentive, HIMSS, HIMSS 2013, meaningful use incentives

Three-quarters of respondents to the annual HIMSS leadership survey say they expect their organizations qualify for stage 2 meaningful use incentives in 2014. Only 4% said their facility had...


January 15, 2013  12:03 PM

AHA letter calls for change in physicians’ EHR incentive eligibility

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR incentive, meaningful use incentives, medicare EHR incentive program

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is requesting  changes be made to electronic health record (EHR) incentive reporting to include physicians who have been declared ineligible. The issue affects...


June 2, 2011  12:07 PM

Physician Assistants want a piece of the EHR incentive pot

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
EHR incentive, electronic health record, HITECH Act, Medicaid EHR incentive programs

It's well documented that receiving incentive payments by demonstrating meaningful use is a difficult process. Although it’s difficult, primary care specialties...


June 1, 2011  11:02 AM

E-prescribing rule update open for comments until 7/25

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
CMS, e-prescribing, e-Rx, EHR, EHR incentive, EHRIP, medicaid, medicare

Today the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today proposed an update to its e-prescribing rule (e-Rx) and opened a public...


January 12, 2011  12:00 AM

Louisiana Medicaid issues first health center EHR incentive check

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
CMS, EHR, EHR incentive, EHRIP, Louisiana, medicaid

After opening its doors to register doctors and hospitals for the first week of meaningful use electronic health records (EHR) incentives, Louisiana state HIT coordinator Zachary Jiwa reported that 50 providers registered for funds. Of the total, 46 were doctors, and four were hospitals. The state...


November 26, 2010  12:05 AM

EHR incentive program lets providers track payment status online

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR incentive, Medicaid EHR incentive programs, medicare

Health care providers looking to obtain financial incentives for demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records have to jump through a few hoops to get money from the EHR...


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