Events

Events

Register for the National Provider Call on March 18 to Learn About Reporting Once for 2014 Medicare Quality Reporting Programs

Join CMS on March 18 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm ET for a National Provider Call about reporting across Medicare quality reporting programs in 2014.

This call will provide an overview of how to report across various 2014 Medicare quality reporting programs, including the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM), and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

Don’t Delay - Submit 2013 EHR Attestation Today; Deadline March 31, 2014

Reminder: Medicare EPs Must Attest by March 31 at 11:59 pm ET to Receive 2013 Incentive

Due to the large volume of providers attesting, please submit your data as soon as possible and during non-peak hours to avoid system delays.

If you are an eligible professional, the last day you can register and attest to demonstrating meaningful use for the 2013 Medicare EHR Incentive Program is March 31, 2014. You must successfully attest by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on March 31, to receive an incentive payment for your 2013 participation.

Learn More about New Resources to Help You Prepare for eHealth Programs and Milestones

CMS recently launched a new online resource—CMS eHealth University—to help providers understand, implement, and successfully participate in the CMS eHealth programs, including the EHR Incentive Programs, Physician Quality Reporting System, Administrative Simplification, and ICD-10. Whether you are just beginning participation in the eHealth programs, or further along in the process, CMS eHealth University will assist you in successfully participating in and meeting eHealth implementation requirements.

Roundtable Session at HIMSS14: eConsult Telehealth System Improves Patient Access to Specialty Care

Roundtable #300 | February 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Description:

  • The web-based eConsult telehealth system enables PCPs and specialists to securely share health information and discuss patient care, with the goal of providing patients with the right treatment at the proper place in the shortest time.

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HITEC-LA Celebrates National Health IT Week September 16-20, 2013

Initially designed to raise national awareness of health information technology, National Health IT week offers the opportunity for some celebration in its eighth year.  Today more than 38 percent of physicians have adopted a basic electronic health record and over 145,000 providers, supported by Regional Extension Centers nationwide, are moving through the stages of meaningful use – a set of standards that governs the use of electronic health records.   

Learn how to Participate in the 2013 PQRS-Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot

CMS has released a new fact sheet on how to participate in the 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Pilot Program. The PQRS-Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot Program allows eligible professionals to meet the clinical quality measure (CQM) reporting requirements for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program while also reporting for the PQRS program by submitting their CQM data electronically.

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