E-Prescribing: eRx Incentive Program Deadline to Prevent 2014 Penalty of 2 Percent


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Topic E-Prescribing: eRx Incentive Program Deadline to Prevent 2014 Penalty of 2 Percent
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 by June 30, 2013, will be penalized 2 percent in 2014. *Exceptions: If you are participating in the EHR Incentive Program, or you have applied for one of the exemptions as defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, you don't need to do this.
Regulating Body CMS
Compliance Date 6/30/2013
Consequences 2-percent penalty of Medicare Part B allowable charges for payment year 2014
Next Steps ​If physicians have not started e-prescribing, they should do so now or face the penalty.
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