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Deadline Extended for 2016 MEDICAID MU Attestations

ATTENTION:  Deadline Extended for Accepting Program Year 2016 MEDICAID MU Attestations for Eligible Medicaid Professionals and Eligible Hospitals Medicaid Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Payment Program Update: AL Medicaid has extended the deadline for submitting your PY 2016 AIU or MU attestation to June 30th, 2017. In order to be considered for an incentive payment, your 2016 AIU or MU application must be completely submitted via the Alabama State Level Registry (SLR) before 12:00 midnight CST on…
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Reminder about Upcoming Industry Deadlines

Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption – Deadline is July 1 Medicare eligible professionals who did not successfully meet Meaningful Use in 2014 have until July 1st, 2015 to file a 2016 hardship exemption to avoid the 2016 payment adjustment. The 2016 hardship exemption application and instructions can be found here: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/paymentadj_hardship.html In order to file a hardship exemption, eligible professionals must show proof of a circumstance beyond their control and clearly outline how those circumstances greatly impaired their ability to…
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2014 Is Big, Let MediSYS Guide You Through

2014 is a BIG Year, Let MediSYS Guide You Through The year 2014 comes with high stakes and BIG changes for healthcare providers.  The list of penalties and new requirements is bigger than ever, and without guidance from your EHR vendor, your clinic could wind up in the dark.  Not only is 2014 the last year for Medicare providers to begin participation in Meaningful Use to potentially earn an incentive and avoid the penalty. Being…
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Extended Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Stage 3 Timeline

On December 6th, 2013, CMS proposed a new meaningful use timeline for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Under this new timeline, Stage 2 MU will be extended through 2016 with Stage 3 beginning in 2017. Providers are still required to complete at least 2 years in Stage 2 before advancing to Stage 3. “The goal of this change is two-fold:” according to CMS, “first, to allow CMS and ONC to focus efforts on…
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EHR Meaningful Use – Start in 2013!

First Year of Meaningful Use Maximum Possible Medicare Incentive 2013 $39,000 2014 $24,000* *$15,000 LOSS in possible incentives if you WAIT till 2014 BOTTOM LINE: START THIS YEAR Waiting till 2014 to begin means you could forfeit $15,000 of potential incentive money. To avoid this, start TODAY in 2013 and attest for 90 days of ‘meaningful use’. Don’t leave this money on the table. NEW: CMS EHR Participation Timeline CMS has posted a new interactive…
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Walker County Nurse Practitioners Received $42,500 in Medicaid EHR Incentive for the first year!

July 24th, 2012 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected over 2 million dollars in incentive payments.  And that number continues to grow every day as physicians report receiving their checks. Providers from cities across the state of Alabama have received Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments.  Plus, many Medicare providers have collected significant ePrescribe incentive payments, PQRS incentives and more.  Specialties receiving…
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