Medicare: E-Prescribing Penalty Prevention


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Topic Medicare: E-Prescribing Penalty Prevention
Background Physicians who do not successfully e-prescribe 10 times and report each time with a G-Code on the claim form for Medicare patients will be penalized 1.5 percent in 2013.
Regulating Body CMS
Compliance Date 9/12/2011
Consequences 1.5-percent penalty of Medicare Part B allowable charges for payment year 2013.
Next Steps If physicians have not started e-prescribing, they should do so now.
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