Meaningful Users Can Now Attest Online And Qualify For CMS Incentives

From the HIPAA, HITECH and HIT Blog – William Maruca

Think you’re a Meaningful User of EHR? Now you can prove it to CMS and cash in. CMS has opened a web link under which entities who have met the meaningful EHR use criteria can attest that they qualify for the HITECH program’s first year incentives of up to $18,000. The first step is to sign up for the program here under the Registration tab, then click on the Attestation tab. Eligible providers and hospitals will need to enter their National Provider Identifier (NPI) number, or obtain one at the NPPES site.

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