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Participating In EHR?

The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology

Are you ready to begin participation in the EHR Incentive Programs? Here are some important steps to take:

Continue reporting meaningful use data every year, and avoid Medicare payment adjustments.

Milestones
Important EHR participation dates* to keep in mind:

December 31, 2015 End of 2015 calendar year and end of the 2015 reporting period for all providers
January 4, 2016 Medicare Attestation opens for the 2015 program year
February 29, 2016 Attestation deadline for  the 2015 program year
July 1, 2016 Hardship exception application deadline for Medicare provider to avoid the 2017 payment adjustment

*All dates based on Eastern Time.

Resources for Getting Started

The following resources will help you get started with your EHR Incentive Programs participation: