Monthly Archives: January 2014

February 28: The Deadline for EPs to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for 2013

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding eligible professionals (EPs) that the last day to register and attest to meaningful use for 2013 is February 28, 2014. EPs must attest by midnight to receive an incentive payment.


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Tips to prevent data breach at your practice

Until and unless it is absolutely necessary, do not export anything from your secure EHR. Exporting PHI onto a portable device to access it outside your office is a high risk if the data is not encrypted; it is rather


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How to ensure you collect on MU reimbursements for patient engagement

If you are striving to be meaningful use (MU)-compliant during 2014, you’ll need to encourage patients to access their health information online and communicate with your office electronically. Failing to do so means you won’t collect an incentive in 2014.


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FAQs Reported by CMS on EHR Incentive Programs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) maintains a FAQ database on questions submitted for answers having to do with provider programs. Here are some of the latest entries to the database in the EHR Incentive Program category.


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