Indiana and Ohio Launched Their Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs on May 2nd
This week, Indiana and Ohio opened their Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for registration to Medicaid eligible professionals (EPs) and eligible hospitals. EPs and eligible hospitals in these states will be able to receive Medicaid EHR incentive payments after successfully registering and attesting at the state level to having adopted, implemented, or upgraded certified EHR technology. More information about the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program can be found on the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Basics page of the CMS EHR website.
If you provide healthcare services to Medicaid beneficiaries in Indiana or Ohio, and want more information about participating in your state's Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, visit your State Medicaid Agency website:
Medicaid is a joint program administered both by the federal and state governments. Each state must:
- Determine who is eligible.
- Determine the scope of what Medicaid covers outside of mandatory eligibility groups, such as low-income families.
- Set payment rates.
- Administer the program