1 Georgia Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentives Program A Webinar for Eligible Professionals May 17, 2011 Presenter: Jacqueline Koffi, DCH
2 Agenda EHR Incentive Program Background Vision and Goals Eligibility and Program Participation Patient Volume Requirements Incentive Amounts Certified EHR Technology 1 st year Adopt, Implement or Upgrade Path to Payment Key Dates Support Network
3 GA Medicaid EHR Incentives Program Created by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act and Administered by CMS 100% Federally funded The Program will provide incentive payments to Eligible Professionals as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology. Eligible Professionals can receive up to $63,750 over six years.
4 Vision and Goals Vision Goals To improve the quality and coordination of care by connecting providers to patient information at the point of care through the meaningful use of EHRs Increased quality, awareness, coordination and system redesign through enhanced data collection
5 Are you an Eligible Professional? Physicians (M.D. or D.O. non-hospital based) Nurse practitioner Certified nurse-midwife Dentist Physician assistant Who furnishes services in a Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinic that is led by a physician assistant. Find out by using the eligibility wizard located here: /EHRI ti /15 Eli ibilit
6 Patient Volumes Peachcare for Kids members do not count toward the Medicaid patient volume criteria
7 Incentive Amounts For calendar years , dentists can receive up to $63,750 over 6 years under the Medicaid EHR incentive program. For calendar years , eligible professionals can receive y, g p up to $63,750 over 6 years under the Medicaid EHR incentive program.
8 Certified Electronic Health Records Technology Use Certified EHR Technology!
9 Adopt (acquire and install) Your certified EHR technology does not have to be up and running to register for the EHR incentive program.
10 Implement (start using) Start using the certified EHR technology you have already purchased. Make sure the EHR technology is certified!
11 Upgrade Update or Upgrade your current technology must be tested and certified by an Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ATCB)
12 Path to Payment What you can do now! Eligibility Verify you are eligible to participate 15_Eligibility.asp
13 Path to Payment Register g g with CMS Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation System https://ehrincentives.cms.gov/hitech/login.action
14 Path to Payment What you can do now! Required Registration Information Register with CMS National Provider Identifier (NPI) National Plan and Provider Enumeration System User ID and Password Tax Identification Number Payee National Provider Identifier (NPI) (if you are reassigning your benefits)
15 Path to Payment Register with Georgia Georgia Medicaid EHR Incentives Program registration begins late Summer 2011 Providers will utilize their current GA Medicaid web portal to access registration for incentive payments.
16 Path to Payment Technology Adoptt Implement Upgrade Meaningful Use Certified EHR Technology
17 Webinar Schedule Overview of the Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentives Program (in cooperation with the GA HITREC) (Presentation available on our website) Eligible Professionals May 17, :00 p.m. Eligible Hospitals May 16, :00 p.m. Calculating Patient Volumes and Incentive Payments (including demonstration of the calculators) Eligible Professionals June 21, :00 p.m. Eligible Hospitals June 20, :00 p.m. Attestations, Monitoring and Documentation Eligible Professionals July 19, :00 p.m. Eligible Hospitals July 18, :00 p.m. Introduction ti to the Georgia Medicaid id Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) Eligible Professionals August 16, :00 p.m. Eligible Hospitals August 15, :00 p.m.
18 EHR Events For registration information on upcoming webinars, access to prior webinars and other Medicaid EHR incentive program events, please visit gov/ehr or send an to
19 CMS EHR Information Center is Open! Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, (except federal holidays) (primary number) or (TTY number)
20 Support Network Resource s centiveprograms/01_over view.asp
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