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Health Reward Stat of the Day – Jan 26

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As of November 2014, more than 428,000 health care providers received payment for participating in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.  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. Read the press release here.

State Breakdown of Payments to Medicare and Medicaid Providers through November 30, 2014

  • More than $17.2 billion in Medicare EHR Incentive Program payments have been made between May 2011 and November 2014.
  • More than $8.7 billion in Medicaid EHR Incentive Program payments have been made between January 2011 (when the first set of states launched their programs) and November 2014.

State Breakdown of Registration by Medicaid and Medicare Providers through November 30, 2014

  • More than 509,000 eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals are actively registered in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs as of November 2014.
  • More than 337,000 eligible professionals have registered for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program as of November 2014.
  • More than 166,000 eligible professionals have registered for the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program as of November 2014.

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