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Feb 13th, 2017
The deadline for Eligible Professionals (EPs) to submit Reconsideration forms for the 2017 payment adjustment—based on the 2015 EHR reporting period—is February 28, 2017. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Visit the CMS website to find the EP Reconsideration Application. Complete this application if you received a letter from CMS saying you are subject to the 2017 Medicare EHR ...
Oct 29th, 2010
Eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals should not have any trouble finding a certified electronic health record (EHR) product to help them meet “meaningful use” standards under the federally run EHR incentive programs. This list of certified EHRs is growing rapidly. Certified EHR Product List Grows was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Oct 15th, 2010
HP Enterprise Services announced Oct. 13 that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the technology company a $26 million contract to support the agency in administering the federally legislated electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs. CMS Awards HP $26 Million for EHR Incentive Support was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by ...
Aug 27th, 2010
Core Clinical Quality Measures for Eligible Physicians (EPs) To demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) under the Final Rule, EPs must report six clinical quality measures. Of these, three are “core” quality measures, which include: Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: a. Tobacco Use Assessment b. Tobacco Cessation Intervention ...
Aug 27th, 2010
Core Objectives and Measures All core objectives must be met, unless an exception applies. Several objectives do not allow exceptions. Core Objective: Use computerized physician order entry (CPOE) for medication orders directly entered by any licensed health care professional who can enter orders into the medical record per state, local and professional guidelines. Measure: More ...