Regional Extension Centers

Texas Regional Extension Center Resource Center - 09/18/2018

Regional Extension Centers (RECs) in Texas have been supporting physicians since 2009 with individualized on-site services, technical assistance, and ongoing support to select, implement or upgrade Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and guidance to meaningful use. Primary care physicians qualify for subsidized consulting (valued at $5,000) that significantly lowers the annual price of REC services. Please contact the REC covering your service area for details on pricing and service offerings.

EHR Incentive Program Timeline - 01/23/2017

For those physicians looking at the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs, it pays to be prepared. Mark your calendar and plan ahead for these important deadlines to earn maximum incentives and avoid potential penalties under the incentive programs.

EHR Incentives Safe From HSR Ruling - 06/06/2016

It is important to know that the federal stimulus incentives are not part of the health system reform (HSR) law, but rather part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The electronic health record (EHR) incentives for physicians are not impacted by this week's federal court ruling on the law.