Overview and Listening Session: Stage 2 Requirements for the Medicare and Medicaid
Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs (CMS-0044-P)

Monday, March 12, 2012
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Registration is no longer available for this event.

Description
More than $3.2 billion in Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments have been made since the program began last year. More than 191,000 eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals are actively registered. On Thur Feb 23, CMS announced a proposed rule for Stage 2 requirements and other changes to the programs; it will be published on Wed Mar 7. This call will provide an overview of the proposed rule. Learn what you need to know to receive EHR incentive payments.

Agenda
Extension of Stage 1
Changes to Stage 1 Criteria for Meaningful Use
Proposed Medicaid policies
Stage 2 MU Overview
Stage 2 Clinical Quality Measures
Medicare Payment Adjustments and Exceptions
Question and Answers about the Incentive Programs (Note: We cannot answer questions on the rule beyond what is proposed.)

Target Audience
Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and professionals eligible for the Medicare and/or Medicare EHR Incentive Programs. See links below for more details.

Eligibility Requirements for Professionals

Eligibility Requirements for Hospitals

Presentation
A presentation will be available prior to the call at http://www.cms.gov/NPC/Calls/list.asp. Select the March 12 Stage 2 of EHR Incentive Programs National Provider Call from the list..

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