Electronic Health Records - Eligible

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Latest News

 

New Item HIT/HIE Initiative Webinar Series
EHR CMS Changes and Program Update: Webinar PowerPoint
Medicaid EHR Incentive Program – Eligible Providers – Review of CMS Changes to the Program. Click here for Webinar information. This webinar will be conducted to review CMS changes to the EHR Incentive Payment Program regarding Meaningful Use.

First 6 Months of Medicaid EHR incentive payments total $25M dated Oct. 8

KDHE is reviewing the recently released final rule. For more information go to https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Stage_2.html.

Exclusion Letter for Public Health Reporting

NEWS RELEASE: Kansas Hospitals to Receive First Payments through Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

Eligible Professionals

 

Eligible providers are: acute care hospitals, children's hospitals, physicians, dentists, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or Rural Health Clinic (RHC) that is so led by a physician assistant.

Eligible Professionals: click here to start application.

Meaningful Use Measures for Eligible Professionals is now available.

CMS Background - Resources:

 

Information about the EHR Incentive Program can be found on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentive CMS EHR website. |

Instructions - Obtaining CMS EHR Certification Number - Eligible Professionals and Hospitals Provider Groups |

Notable Differences between the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs |

Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Decision Tool

KDHE Background - Resources:

 

On October 27, 2010 KDHE received federal approval of its plan to administer incentive funding for Kansas Medicaid providers to assist them in acquiring and implementing HIT and HIE. Additional information is available in State Medicaid HIT Plan (SMHP).

Fact Sheets

 

Meaningful Use - Background

 

CMS has adopted a three-stage approach for providers to achieve meaningful use of electronic health records. Read a summary of the Stage 1 requirements. |

EHR Eligible Professional Meaningful Use Core and Menu Set Measures |
EHR Eligible Hospital and CAH Meaningful Use Core Objectives and Menu Set Objectives |
Notable Differences between the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs |
Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Decision Tool

Medicaid EHR Incentives - Registration

 

Effective Jan. 3, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began accepting registration from Eligible Providers and Eligible Hospitals interested in participating in the EHR Incentive Program. Click here for the registration user guide and additional information. Eligible Providers must first register with CMS into the National Level Repository (NLR) and then register with the State of Kansas.