Avoiding a Medicare Payment Adjustment in 2015

Eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program may be subject to payment adjustments beginning on January 1, 2015. CMS will determine the payment adjustment based on meaningful use data submitted prior to the 2015 calendar year. EPs must demonstrate meaningful use prior to 2015 to avoid payment adjustments.  Determine how your EHR Incentive Program participation start year will affect the 2015 payment adjustments:

Prepare Now: Meaningful Use Stage 2

2014 is bringing about a bunch of changes in order to meet requirements for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.  Are you aware of what these changes are?  Is your practice ready for Stage 2?  Now is the time to invest in determining whether or not your EHR will comply, whether your providers are ready for this and whether you will earn incentive monies in 2014.  Everyone goes back to a 90-day reporting period, although it will be based on a calendar quarter rather than an 90 days you so choose.

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