HIT: Medicare EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline for 2014 Payment Year Participation


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Topic HIT: Medicare EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline for 2014 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 Feb. 28, 2015, to receive the 2014 payment year incentive.
Regulating Body CMS
Compliance Date 2/28/2015
Consequences If you miss the Feb. 28, 2015, attestation deadline, you will not be eligible to receive the 2014 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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