EHR Stage 2 Webinar on March 20

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will present a webinar on the Stage 2 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Payment Program at 12:30 pm CDT on Wednesday, March 20. Stage 2 EHR incentive requirements take effect next year.

Click on the link above to get more information and to register. You will receive an appointment for the webinar, which will include information on how to connect to the webinar on March 20.

If possible, before March 20, visit the CMS EHR Incentive Payment Program website to view these earlier presentations that will not be covered during the March 20 webinar:

Make a list of your questions to ask during the Q&A session of the webinar. If you prefer, you may submit questions in advance to Adra Mayberry at CMS by March 18. Please use "Mar 20 EHR Webinar" in the subject line of your email.

The March 20 session will accommodate 300 webinar and teleconference participants on a first-come, first-served basis. If several people are calling from one location, please use one line if possible. When calling in for the teleconference, provide your name, your organization's name, the state from which you are calling, and the number of people listening from your location. 

To help physicians, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology established regional extension centers (RECs) to provide on-site health information technology (HIT) consulting in physician practices. For questions about eligibility and REC services, visit the TMA REC Resource Center.

For questions about meaningful use or other HIT issues, contact TMA's HIT Department at (800) 880-5720 or by email, or visit the TMA EHR Incentive Program Resource Center.

Action, March 1, 2013