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Broadband Access Exclusions Broadband Access Exclusions

Broadband Access Exclusions

EHR Incentive Programs in 2015 through 2017

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In October 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that specifies criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. The final rule’s provisions apply from 2015 through 2017, as well as in Stage 3 of the EHR Incentive Programs in 2018 and beyond.

Guide for Eligible Professionals Practicing in Multiple Locations Guide for Eligible Professionals Practicing in Multiple Locations

Guide for Eligible Professionals Practicing in Multiple Locations

EHR Incentive Programs in 2015 through 2017

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In order to demonstrate meaningful use, eligible professionals (EPs) who practice in multiple locations will need at least 50 percent of their patient encounters during the reporting period to take place at locations with certified EHR technology. An EP who does not conduct at least 50 percent of their patient encounters in any one practice/location would have to meet the 50 percent threshold...
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