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CMS answers your questions about meaningful use
e-Reports, June 13, 2011
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Are you still wondering: What exactly is meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs)? Or, do you wonder what “attestation” means?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has answers for you. The agency recently added to its list of questions and answers surrounding the EHR incentive program, meeting meaningful use requirements, attestation, quality measures – and much more.

To see the 145 common questions and answers, visit here.


FAST FACTS –

  • The Medicare EHR Incentive Program issued a first round of payments May 19 totaling $75 million to eligible providers who signed up in the first two weeks of the program.
  • Indiana Medicaid made its first EHR Incentive Payment in May, $21,250 to Lisa Holtsclaw, D.O., of Fort Wayne.
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