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ONC releases EHR fact sheets, CMS holds conference calls on incentive programs

HIM-HIPAA Insider, August 10, 2010

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The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) has released tip sheets for Medicare eligible professionals, hospitals, and critical access hospitals on the EHR incentive programs.

To view the fact sheets, visit www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/ and click the appropriate link (e.g.,”Hospitals”) on the left side of the page.
 
In addition, CMS will hold a series of educational conference calls for providers on the EHR incentive programs:
  • For eligible professionals: Tuesday, August 10, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
  • For hospitals: Wednesday, August 11, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
  • For Hospitals and individual practitioners: Thursday, August 12, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
NOTE: Listeners must register in advance for the calls. Visit the CMS website for more information or to register at www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/05_Spotlight_and_Upcoming_Events.asp
 
Materials for the calls will also be available at www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/05_Spotlight_and_Upcoming_Events.asp
 
 



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