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Learn more about Medical Transcription Services, EHR & The HITECH Act in this OnDemand webinar presented by MxSecure, Inc.

Learn more about Medical Transcription Services, EHR & The HITECH Act in this OnDemand webinar presented by MxSecure, Inc.

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    • Sponsored by:
      • HITECH Act
        • What is it?
        • Who qualifies?
        • What are the incentives?
      • What do Professionals need to do to qualify?
      • Part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
      • Incentives to encourage Professionals and hospitals to utilize EHR technology
      • Incentives in the form of payments to “Eligible Professionals” and hospitals that see Medicare/Medicaid patients
      • Focus on Eligible Professionals
      • Medicare:
      • MD, DO, DDS, DPM, OD, DC
      • Does not include hospital-based Professionals
      • Incentives are up to $44,000 per provider
      • Medicaid:
      • Adds Certified Nurse Midwives, NP, PA working in FQHC or RHC
      • Incentives up to $63,750
      • Must see 30% Medicaid patients
      • Pediatricians qualify at 20%
      • Pick one program only—you may switch one time
    • Adoption Year Incentive Year Source: Title IV Subtitle A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Incentives 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015+ 2011 $18,000 - - - - 2012 $12,000 $18,000 - - - 2013 $8,000 $12,000 $15,000 - - 2014 $4,000 $8,000 $12,000 $12,000 - 2015 $2,000 $4,000 $8,000 $8,000 $0 2016 $0 $2,000 $4,000 $4,000 $0 2017 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 Total Incentives $44,000 $44,000 $39,000 $24,000 $0
      • Based on Part B FFS claims
      • Applies only to services furnished by EP
      • Professional components only
      • 75% of submitted allowable charges
      • EPs in Health Provider Shortage Area earn an additional 10%
    • Adoption Year Incentive Year Source: Title IV Subtitle A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Incentives 2011 2012 Repeated through 2017 2011 $21,250 - - 2012 $8,500 $21,250 - 2013 $8,500 $8,500 $21,250 2014 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 years 2-6 2015 $8,500 $8,500 2016 $8,500 $8,500 2017 - $8,500 Total Incentives $63,750 $63,750 $63,750
      • Incentive amount based on what CMS has identified as the “net allowable cost” of purchasing, implementing and maintaining an EHR system
      • Per CMS, the cost alone is $54,000
      • Maximum payment is $63,750
      • At least 30% of your patient encounters for the reporting period must be Medicaid
      • Pediatricians qualify at 20%
      • Certified EHR
        • HHS will determine the certifying body or bodies
        • Responsibility of EHR vendor
      • Meaningful Use
        • 25 criteria have been proposed
        • Responsibility of the EP
      • For Medicare Eligible Professionals, the first payment year begins 1/1/2011 and is based on a calendar year (hospitals are being paid using the federal fiscal year)
      • For Medicaid Eligible Professionals, the first payment year can begin as early as 2010 if you are in the process of implementing an EHR already
      • First year: any continuous 90-day period within the payment year
        • Example: January 1-March 31, 2011
      • Second year onward: entire payment year
        • Example: January 1 – December 31, 2012
      • National Provider Identifier
      • Single data repository to track identification
      • Medicare – CMS
      • Medicaid - States
      • 12/30/09: Notice of Proposed Rule Making
        • 556 pages: www.hhs.org
      • 3/15/10: 60 day comment period expired
      • Final ruling approximately 6/1/10
      • Gives us more details defining
      • “ meaningful use”
      • STAGE 1 2011 and 2012
      • STAGE 2 2013 and 2014
      • STAGE 3 2015
      • You only need to meet the Stage 1 requirements in your first year, regardless of when that is. However, in your second year, you must meet the requirements for the Stage assigned to that payment year.
      • 25 meaningful use requirements in Stage 1
      • 5 pillars of meaningful use
        • Patient/family engagement
        • Coordinated care
        • Quality, safety and efficiency
        • Privacy and security
        • Improve public and population health
      • Getting an EHR that is CCHIT certified now does not qualify you for stimulus payments
      • Meaningful use is up to you
      • Keep the well-being of your patients and your practice in mind
      • Providers can earn up to $44,000 in Medicare incentives or $63,750 in Medicaid incentives
      • Requires use of a certified EHR (HHS)
      • Requires meaningful use and ability to report on meaningful use
      • Incentives start in 2011
      • Earlier adopters can earn more incentives
      • For more information contact:
      • Barbara Brownlee
      • [email_address]
      • 888.580.1010-Toll Free
      • 480.776.8933-Direct
      • Source: Title XIII of the American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009
      • www.hhs.org