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Attestation for Medicare EHR Program is Underway

Coding Corner

The information provided here applies to Medicare coding. Be sure to check with your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for additional information and clarification on these and other items. You should also contact your local insurance carriers to determine if private insurers follow Medicare's lead on all coding matters.

Attestation for Medicare EHR Program is Underway
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that attestation for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is now open. The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs will provide incentive payments to eligible professionals as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology. Early participation will allow you to maximize your potential incentive payments. To learn more about the EHR incentive programs and attestation, you may visit www.cms.gov/ehrincentiveprograms.