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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Oct 24

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As of August 2014, the following were the results in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs:

  1. More than 490,000 eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals are actively registered.
  2. More than 412,000 health care providers received payment for participating.
  3. In May 2013, CMS announced that more than half of all eligible health care providers had been paid under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
  4. More than $16.2 billion in Medicare EHR Incentive Program payments have been made between May 2011 and August 2014.
  5. More than $8.5 billion in Medicaid EHR Incentive Program payments have been made between January 2011 (when the first set of states launched their programs) and August 2014.

http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/DataAndReports.html

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