Today is the last day to register for the 2013 EHR incentive money. If you haven’t done so already, you’ll want to go and do that now. Unlike ICD-10, I don’t see this being delayed.
Here’s an email from CMS with details of the deadline:
If you are an eligible professional, today is the last day you can register and attest to demonstrating meaningful use for the 2013 Medicare EHR Incentive Program. You must successfully attest by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, to receive an incentive payment for your 2013 participation.
CMS extended the deadline for eligible professionals to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program to allow more time for providers to submit their meaningful use data and receive an incentive payment for the 2013 program year.
Medicaid Eligible Professionals
Eligible professionals participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program need to refer to their state deadlines for attestation information.
Payment adjustments for eligible professionals will be applied beginning January 1, 2015, to Medicare participants that have not successfully demonstrated meaningful use. For more information, visit the payment adjustment tipsheet for eligible professionals.
You must attest to demonstrating meaningful use every year to receive an incentive and avoid a payment adjustment.
If you are only eligible to participate in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, you are not subject to payment adjustments.
- Meaningful Use Attestation Calculator
- Attestation Worksheet for Eligible Professionals
- Attestation Guide for Medicare Eligible Professionals
- Stage 2 Payment Adjustment Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals
Review important dates for the EHR Incentive Programs and all CMS eHealth programs using this Interactive Timeline.