Tag Archives: Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

CMS Issues 3 FAQs on Stage 2 Rules and the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

CMS has responded to several questions following the issuance of its Stage 2 Meaningful Use Final Rule.  Along with publishing new meaningful use guidelines, the Final Rule adds new provisions regarding the calculation of patient volume for Medicaid providers.  CMS has recently published these new FAQs, some of which take effect immediately, while others will start in 2013, giving the states some time to update their guidance.  These new rules will affect all eligible professionals, regardless of their stage in participation in meaningful use.  To see additional FAQs click here.

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Washington State EHR Incentive Program Seminars

The Washington State Health Care Authority has announced a traveling seminar on calculating and registering for the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.  The seminar is aimed at group registration and defining the group proxy methodology to calculate patient volume.

The seminars are as follows:

May 1: Wenatchee
May 3: Spokane
May 8: Yakima
May 16: Seattle
May 17: Mt. Vernon
May 22: Silverdale
May 24: Olympia

To register click here (the link will take you to the Seattle registration, scroll down on that page for other registration links).

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EHR Contracting Tip: Attestation for AIU

Now that most states have their Medicaid EHR Incentive Program in full swing we have gotten a glimpse of what they are requiring for attesting to “adopt, implement and upgrade” aka “AIU”.  As described in the CMS rules themselves, practices need to show that they have some skin in the game and have actually invested in […]

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Washington Makes Changes To Patient Volume Calculation for Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments

Changes to Washington Medicaid EHR Incentive Program patient volume calculation may have significant impact on eligible professionals and hospitals.

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