Massachusetts Medical Society: Electronic Health Records: Meaningful Use Programs

Electronic Health Records: Meaningful Use Programs

EHRThe American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009 (ARRA) allocated $19 billion in Medicare and Medicaid incentives to eligible physicians who demonstrate the "Meaningful Use" of a certified electronic health record system.

The incentives are available only for specific provider groups who have installed certified systems, and who meet specific criteria in their utilization of EHRs.

Meaningful Use Program Overview

Who is eligible for incentive payments, what's available, and when it's available.

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