National Provider Call: Stage 1 of the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for EPs


National Provider Call: Stage 1 of the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals: First in a Series — Registration Now Open

Thursday May 30; 1:30-3 PM ET

This session will inform individual practitioners on the basics of Stage 1 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. Learn if you are eligible, and if so, what you need to do to earn an incentive. This is the first in a series of 6 National Provider Calls on the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Other topics include: Stage 2, clinical quality measures, hardship exceptions, payment adjustments, and a discussion on certification by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.  

Target Audience: Professionals eligible for the Medicare and/or Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. For more details: Eligibility Requirements for Professionals


·  Are you eligible?

·  How much are the incentives and how are they calculated?

·  How do you get started?

·  What are major milestones regarding participation and payment?

·  How do you report on meaningful use?

·  Where can you find helpful resources?

·  Question and Answer Session

Registration Information:  In order to receive call-in information, you must register for the call on the CMS Upcoming National Provider Calls registration website. Registration will close at 12pm on the day of the call or when available space has been filled; no exceptions will be made, so please register early.

Presentation:  The presentation for this call will be posted on the FFS National Provider Calls web page. In addition, a link to the slide presentation will be emailed to all registrants on the day of the call.

Continuing education credit may be awarded for participation in certain CMS National Provider Calls. Visit the Continuing Education Credit Notification web page to learn more.


Future National Provider Calls:




June 27

2:30 – 3:45

Certification w/ONC

July 23

1:30 – 3


July 24

1:30 – 3

Stage 2

Aug 13

1:30 - 3

Hardships Exceptions

Aug 15

1:30 – 3

Payment Adjustments


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