Medicaid & Electronic Health Records (EHR)
EHR Provider Incentive Payment Program
Under federal legislation commontly referred to as the Recovery Act, certain providers (doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse midwives) and facilities (PPS, Critical Access, IHS, and Children's Hospitals) may be eligible for Medicaid incentive payments for moving toward electronic health record and meaningful use effective January 1, 2011. For more information about these incentives, please go to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website http://www.cms.gov/ehrincentiveprograms or the state of ND Health Information Technology website http://www.healthit.nd.gov/ and click on Medicaid HIT (or go directly to http://www.healthit.nd.gov/medicaid/).
If you have any questions about the Medicaid EHR Provider Incentive Payment Program, please call the State Medicaid HIT Coordinator at (701) 328-1715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.