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CMS Extends Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline

Written by Kaitlyn Houseman | February 9, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the attestation deadline for providers participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program to Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PTProviders participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program must attest to the 2016 program requirements by March 13, 2017 to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. 

If you are participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, please refer to your state‚Äôs deadlines for attestation information.

If you are eligible to participate in both the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, you MUST demonstrate meaningful use to avoid the Medicare payment adjustment.

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You may demonstrate meaningful use under either Medicare or Medicaid. If you are eligible to participate in both the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, you MUST demonstrate meaningful use to avoid the Medicare payment adjustment. You may demonstrate meaningful use under either Medicare or Medicaid.

Attestation Resources

For More Information

For questions about the Registration and Attestation System, contact the EHR Information Center at 1-888-734-6433 (press option 1). The EHR Information Center is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, except federal holidays.