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By Topic: Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs Subtopic: Eligible Professionals


When eligible professionals work at more than one clinical site of practice, are they required to use data ...
CMS considers these two separate, but related issues. Meaningful use: Any eligib... (more)

How is hospital-based status determined for eligible professionals in the Medicaid Electronic Health Record...
A hospital-based eligible professional (EP) is defined as an... (more)

While the denominator for measures used to calculate meaningful use in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic...
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If an eligible professional (EP) in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program wants to leverage a clinic or group ...
EPs may use a clinic or group practice's patient volume as a... (more)

For the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, should patient encounters ...
Yes. EPs who practice in multiple locations must have 50 per... (more)

Are Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and Clinical Decision Support (CDS) required objectives under...
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If an eligible professional (EP) sees a patient in a setting that does not have certified electronic health...
Starting in 2013, an EP must have access to Certified EHR Technology at a locati... (more)

Due to recent law, we are revising our policy on scribes for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentives Pro...
The 21st Century Cures Act amended... (more)

For the Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, when a patient is only seen by a member of the eligible profession...
The EP can include o... (more)

What provisions are there for tribal clinics to receive payments from the Medicaid Electronic Health Record...
Clinics are not eligible for EHR incenti... (more)