E-Prescribing Deadline for 2013 Incentive

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Topic E-Prescribing Deadline for 2013 Incentive
Background The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) created an e-prescribing reporting incentive that pays successful e-prescribers a percent of Medicare billing.
Regulating Body CMS
Compliance Date 12/31/2013
Consequences Physicians who don't report e-prescribing via claims using G-Code G8553 at least 25 times by Dec. 31, 2013, will not be eligible to receive the .5-percent incentive.
Next Steps ​If physicians have not started e-prescribing, they should do so now.
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