An eligible hospital Medicaid patient encounter is constituted as services rendered to an individual per inpatient discharge or in an emergency department where Medicaid or a Medicaid demonstration project under section 1115 paid for part or all of the service (including part of their premiums, co-payments, and/or any cost-sharing).
Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology are products that have been tested and certified under the Office of the National Health Information Technology Coordinator (ONC) in accordance with the standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria set forth in the ONC’s Final Rule.
CLICK HERE for a list of Certified EHR products.
CLICK HERE to learn more about Meaningful Use.
For assistance in determining Medicaid patient volume, contact Wyoming EqualityCare/ Medicaid at 1-307-777-5424.
For assistance in determining general patient volume, contact the Wyoming/ Montana Regional Extension Center at 1-800-497-8232 x5888.
Hospitals that register only for the Medicaid program (or only the Medicare program) will not be able to manually change their registration (i.e., change to “Both Medicare and Medicaid” or from one program to the other) after a payment is initiated, and this may cause significant delays in receiving a Medicare EHR incentive payment.
CLICK HERE for information on the Medicare EHR Incentive.