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Payment Adjustments and Hardship Exceptions for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program
Thursday, August 15, 2013
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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Description
Beginning in 2015, Medicare eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) that do not successfully demonstrate meaningful use will be subject to a payment adjustment. The payment adjustments for EPs start at 1% and increase each year up to 5% if the provider does not demonstrate meaningful use of EHR technology. Join the CMS experts on an MLN Connects Call to learn who will be affected, how to apply for an exception if you are eligible, and how the payment adjustment will be applied. Note: Providers which are not eligible for the Medicare EHR incentive program, or who successfully attest to the Medicaid EHR incentive program, will not be subject to payment adjustments.

Agenda
Who is subject to payment adjustments
Who can request an exception
Adjustments for professionals
Adjustments for hospitals and CAHs

Target Audience
Eligible Hospitals and Eligible Professionals

Presentation
The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the MLN Connects National Provider Calls and Events web page. Select the call date and scroll to the "Call Materials" section to locate the slide presentation.

For More Information
Make sure to visit the CMS EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.

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