July 28th, 2016
Some practices may find 2014 immediately off to the wrong foot when their Medicare payments are reduced by 2 percent for failing to participate successfully in Medicare’s E-prescribing Incentive Program. Unfortunately, at this point successfully claiming an exemption may be the only way to stave off the cut for non-reporters, unless you are prepared to report data via a Registry in the first quarter of 2014 or you plan to transmit the information via EHR.
|Citations:||http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2013-02-19-NPC-Call.html,Details on CMS e-prescribing program,|
|Resources:||2013 E-prescribing Incentive Requirements (pdf)|