Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs (11/1/2013)

Update: The Medicaid Incentive Program (no longer both the Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Programs) requires that only credentialed medical assistants and licensed health care professionals are permitted to enter medication, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging orders into the CPOE system for meaningful use calculation purposes.

Link to PDFs of PowerPoint presentation:

Published by the American Association of Medical Assistants

Robert Anthony (Deputy Director, Health IT Initiatives Group, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) discusses Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs at the AAMA 57th Annual Conference in Atlanta, September 29, 2013

For more information:

-Visit the CMS website for a full report about EHR Incentive Programs at
-Contact Robert Anthony at [email protected]

Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs (11/1/2013)

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  1. If an eligible professional claims an exception with (CMS approval), the EP will become ineligible to receive an incentive payment and will be exempt from any penalties. Although program penalties are not applied until CY 2015, one must achieved stage 1 of the MU requirement to avoid penalty.

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