The Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs will provide incentive payments to eligible professionals and eligible hospitals as they demonstrate adoption, implementation, upgrading, or meaningful use of certified EHR technology. These incentive programs are designed to support providers in this period of Health IT transition and instill the use of EHRs in meaningful ways to help our nation to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient health care.
Meaningful Use Resources
Stay informed and educated on the most current information on Meaningful Use criteria, economic stimulus package, and government reimbursements:
- Meaningful Use EHR Incentives FAQ
- Register with CMS
- 2015 Program Requirements
- Eligible Professionals Tipsheet
- 2015 – 2017 (Modified Stage 2) Overview
- CMS Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs Final Rule Overview
- What’s Changed for the EHR Incentive Programs in 2015-2017
- Eligible Professionals Attestation Worksheet for Modified Stage 2 in 2015
- Hardship Exemption Information
- January 2016 Customer Success Webinar – Meaningful Use
Maximum Total Amount of EHR Incentive Payments for a Medicare EP is outlined in the table below:
Payment Scenarios for Medicaid EPs Who Begin Adoption in the First Year
Azalea Health Drummond Certified
Azalea Health’s Azalea EHR version 2.1 was 2014 Stage 2 certified under Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program on 10/08/2015.
Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology.
Because the Azalea solution is cloud-based and compliant, our customers don’t have to worry about upgrading to a new version.
Unique certification number:
CHPL ID: 10082015-3440-5
Criteria to which Azalea EHR is certified:
Additional software use demonstrate compliance with certification criteria:
This Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Cost and Limitations:
Azalea’s Meaningful Use Dashboard
Azalea Health’s Meaningful Use Dashboard provides eligible professionals with the ability to monitor their status of meeting the Meaningful Use criteria in real time.