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Review New FAQs for the EHR Incentive Programs

Written by Kaitlyn Houseman | August 28, 2014

To keep you updated with information on the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, CMS has recently added three new FAQs to the CMS FAQ system. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few minutes to review the new information below.

New FAQs:

  1. For the certification criteria that providers must have in place to meet the Clinical Decision Support (CDS) objective, what type of interventions must the EHR technology trigger to meet the criteria? For this and for the Eligible Provider and Eligible Hospital Core Measures related to the Objective “use clinical decision support to improve performance on high-priority health conditions,” are “pop-up” alerts the only type of intervention that a provider can use to meet the CDS objective? Read the answer.
  2. I am an eligible professional. What should I do if my patients don’t have broadband access? Read the answer.
  3. In the inpatient setting, when providing patient data to satisfy the Summary of Care and View Online, Download, and Transmit objectives, does a hospital have to provide two different documents for patients and providers? Read the answer.

Want more information about the EHR Incentive Programs?
Make sure to visit the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.