EHR Incentive Programs

Are you a behavioral healthcare professional and still wondering whether or not you are eligible to participate in the Meaningful Use Programs? Is you answered yes, be sure to check out this presentation on eligibility:

Join CMS on Thursday, March 29, for a National Provider Call on the EHR Incentive Programs

CMS is holding a National Provider Call on Thursday, March 29, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT for eligible professionals (EPs) to discuss program basics for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. The call will help EPs learn if they are eligible for the programs.

As of February 29, 2012, more than $3.8 billion in Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments have been made; and more than 211,000 EPs, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals are actively registered. Remember, this is the last year that EPs can participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program and still receive the maximum incentive payment..

The call will focus on EP participation in the EHR Incentive Programs. More information on eligibility requirements can be found on the Eligibility page of the CMS EHR website.

The call will cover general program topics, including:
• Are you eligible?
• How much are the incentives and how are they calculated?
• How do you get started?
• What are major milestones regarding participation and payment?
• How do you report on meaningful use?
• Where can you find helpful resources?
• A question and answer session

Registration Information:
In order to receive call-in information, you must register for the call. Registration will close at 12pm on the day of the call or when available space has been filled; no exceptions will be made, so please register early..

The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day beforehand. In addition, the presentation will be emailed to all registrants on the day of the call..

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