HIT: Medicare EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline for 2013 Payment Year Participation


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Topic HIT: Medicare EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline for 2013 Payment Year Participation
Background Physicians who are participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program must attest to meeting meaningful use with their EHR no later than March 31, 2014, to receive the 2013 payment year incentive.
Regulating Body CMS
Compliance Date 3/31/2014
Consequences If you miss the March 31, 2014 attestation deadline, you will not be eligible to receive the 2013 Medicare incentive. Medicare penalties begin in 2015 for physicians and other providers who are not meaningful users of EHR technology.
Next Steps ​Go to the CMS attestation site to report your data: https://ehrincentives.cms.gov/hitech/login.action. Use the CMS Attestation User Guide for Medicare Eligible Professionals.
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