Medicare EHR Incentive Program Deadline is Wednesday, 02/29/12

 

February 29is the last day for eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for calendar year (CY) 2011 through the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation System.

With the February 29 deadline approaching, the EHR Information Center is extending their hours of operations to also include Saturday, February 25 to assist providers with registering and attesting for the program. Information specialists will be on hand and able to assist callers with their needs.

Call Information:

(888) 734-6433 (primary number)

(888) 734-6563 (TTY number)



Supplementary information on the program may also be viewed by visiting the FAQs section of the EHR Incentive Programs website, where users can search for any questions they have about the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.

Reminder:February 29, 2012, is also the deadline for EPs to submit any pending Medicare Part B claims from CY 2011, as CMS allows 60 days after December 31, 2011, for all pending claims to be processed. This means that EPs have 60 days in 2012 to submit claims for allowed charges incurred in 2011.

Want more information about the EHR Incentive Programs?

Make sure to visit the EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.