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Deadline looms for 2016 Medicare meaningful use attestation

DOs who accept Medicare must attest by Feb. 28, 2017.


Physicians participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program need to report and attest to the 2016 program requirements by Tuesday, Feb. 28.

The meaningful use EHR reporting period was any continuous 90 days between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016. To attest, visit the EHR Incentive Program’s Registration and Attestation System site. Contact the CMS EHR Information Center at (888) 734-6433, option 1, for more information about registration and attestation system.

Refer to your state’s deadlines for attestation information if you are participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

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