Wednesday, May 11, 2011

National Provider Call on the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Understanding Meaningful Use

(Thursday, May 19, 2:30-3:45 p.m. EDT)

Register for the call today.
Wish you knew more about how to use electronic health records (EHRs) to earn incentive payments from CMS? CMS will hold a national provider education call to help you learn more about meaningful use on Thursday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. EDT.

This call will cover:

The definition of meaningful use
The requirements for Stage 1 of meaningful use (2011 and 2012)
How to attest to having met meaningful use
Overview of the meaningful use objectives specification sheets
Stage 1 EHR Meaningful Use Specification Sheets for Eligible Professionals
Stage 1 EHR Meaningful Use Specification Sheets for Eligible Hospitals
Q&A about meaningful use
In order to receive the call-in information, you must register for the call. It is important to note that if you are planning to sit in with a group, only one person needs to register to receive the call-in data. This registration is solely to reserve a phone line, NOT to allow participation.

Please note: If you plan to request continuing education credit from your professional organization and if this organization requires proof o registration, you will personally need to register so that you receive a confirmatory e-mail.

Registration will close at 2:30 p.m. ET on May 18, 2011, or when available space has been filled. No exceptions will be made, so please be sure to register prior to this time. In order to register, you should:

Visit the registration page.

Fill in all required information and click “Register.”
You will be taken to the “Thank you for registering” page and will receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Please save this page in case your server blocks the confirmation emails. (If you do not receive the confirmation email, check your spam/junk mail filter as it may have been directed there.)
If assistance for hearing impaired services is needed, please email no later than 3 business days before the call.
Prior to the call, presentation materials will be made available in the “Upcoming Events” section of the Spotlight Page on the CMS EHR website.

Want more information about the EHR Incentive Programs?
Make sure to visit the EHR Incentive Programs website for the latest news and updates on the EHR Incentive Programs.

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