MEDICARE HIT Incentive Payments Per Physician

MEDICAID HIT Incentive Payments

 *  $21,250 represents up to 85% of the costs associated with EHR purchase and implementation

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The HITECH Act offers significant financial incentives to providers that use certified EHR systems and other health IT, including:

· Up to $44,000 (under Medicare) or $64,000 (under Medicaid) per physician

· Approximately $2 - 8 million per hospital

 

First reporting period begins:

· Oct. 1, 2010 for hospitals and health systems

· Jan. 1, 2011 for office-based physicians

 

Additionally, $300 million is dedicated to “regional or sub-national” health information exchange (HIE) initiatives.

*Additional payments for physicians providing services in recognized physician shortage areas (HPSA)

Year

Adopt 2011

Adopt 2012

Adopt 2013

Adopt 2014

Adopt 2015+

2011

$  18,000

$     - 

$    -

$    -               

$     -

2012

$  12,000

$  18,000

$    -

$    -

$     -

2013

$    8,000

$  12,000

$  15,000

$    -

$     -

2014

$    4,000

$    8,000

$  12,000

$  12,000

$     -

2015

$    2,000

$    4,000

$    8,000

$    8,000

$   -1%

2016

$      -

$    2,000

$    4,000

$    4,000

$   -2%

TOTAL

$  44,000

$  44,000

$  39,000

$   24,000

 

*Shortage

  Area

$    4,400

$    4,400

$   3,900

$    2,400

 

Year

Adopt 2011

Adopt 2012

Adopt 2013

Adopt 2014

Adopt 2015

Adopt 2016

Adopt 2017+

2011

$ *21,250

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

$    8,500

$ *21,250

 

 

 

 

 

2013

$    8,500

$    8,500

$ *21,250

 

 

 

 

2014

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$ *21,250

 

 

 

2015

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$ *21,250

 

 

2016

 

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$ *21,250

 

2017

 

 

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

 

2018

 

 

 

$    8,500

$    8,500

$    8,500

 

2019

 

 

 

 

$    8,500

$    8,500

 

2020

 

 

 

 

 

$    8,500

 

TOTAL

$  63,750

$  63,750

$  63,750

$  63,750

$  63,750

$  63,750

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