Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Electronic Health Record Incentive Program/Stimulus Dollars  

The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs will 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.

Important Dates

•   October 1, 2014 – Medicare EP’s begin 3-month reporting period for Q4.
•   October 3, 2014 – Last day for first year EP’s to begin their 90-day reporting period for calendar year 2014.
•   December 31, 2014 – End of 2014 calendar year and end of the 2014 reporting period for eligible professionals.
•   January 1, 2015 – Reporting period for calendar year 2015 begins for EP’s.
•   February 28, 2015 – Last day for Medicare EP’s to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for calendar year 2014.
•   October 1, 2015 - ICD-10 code set implementation for full compliance. ICD-10 code sets will be required for services provided October 1, 2015 and after.
•   October 3, 2015 - Last day for EP’s to begin their 90-day reporting period for calendar year 2015.
•   February 28, 2016 - Last day for Medicare EP’s to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for calendar year 2015.

Click here to register for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program which is now open.

Visit the official web site for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs