Medicare or Medicaid: Getting on the right path to Federal EHR incentives


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Source: HP/Intel®
Date: June 2012
Type: White Paper
Rating: (7)

Overview: In 2011, the US government began paying out more than $36 billion in incentives to qualifying healthcare providers who implement or upgrade electronic health record (EHR) systems. There's still time to register for the program, but before you do, you must decide whether to participate as a Medicare or Medicaid provider.

Each track has different incentive opportunities, eligibility criteria, qualifying requirements and program deadlines. If you are uncertain which is the right choice for your practice, this guide will help.

It explains the differences between the two and provides a step-by-step guide for initiating participation. With this information, you can make a sound decision for your practice, enroll soon, and make the most of your transition to electronic recordkeeping with confidence.

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