Medicare EHR Incentive Program

The Medicare incentive programs with which you and your medical practice are familiar will soon be no more.  As of January 1, 2017, these programs (including the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Meaningful Use Incentive Program, the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and the Physician Value-Based Modifier Program) will morph into the new Medicare Quality Payment

You may have heard that a transformation of Medicare’s physician payment program is in the works.  However, you may not know that the structure of the new program, called the “Quality Payment Program”, has been finalized and will begin its first reporting year on January 1, 2017.  Now is the time for you and

If you intend to take advantage of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in the first year of participation, you will need to attest that you have met the “meaningful use” requirements for 90 consecutive days.  If your initial attestation fails, you can select a different 90-day reporting period that may partially overlap with a previously