Wirehead Mobility Blog: EHR Incentive Program Healthcare Professionals Did You Know? Non-hospital-based physicians and other eligible professionals can obtain incentive payments of as much as $44,000 under Medicare or $63,750 under Medicaid. Under both Medicare and Medicaid, eligible hospitals may receive millions of dollars for implementing and meaningfully using certified EHR technology.
The most important new exception for MediTouch® users is the new exception for doctors that register to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and adopt certified EHR technology. Medicare is extending the deadline for requesting exemptions to November 1, 2011, and they plan on allowing providers to report exemptions to the 2012 eRx payment adjustment via a Web-based tool.