EHR Incentive Program Status Report April 2014

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The numbers and facts you are about to see are all true… As of 4/30/2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the most recent numbers for the EHR Incentive programs. Here are some Program-to-date highlights from this latest CMS report – April.

  • Active registrations of those completed totaled 477,671 breaking down with 316,303 Medicare EPs, 156,641 Medicaid EPs, and 4,727 hospitals.
  • 50 States and 5 territories have open Medicaid registration. For links to states’ Medicaid EHR Incentive Program websites, please see your State EHR Incentive Program Milestones and Web Resources guide.
  • A total of 383,072 unique providers have been paid with breakdown of 245,554 Medicare EPs, 120,604 Medicaid EPs, 4,561 eligible hospitals, and 12,353 Medicare Advantage Organizations for EPs.
  • 39,051 EPs have received a HPSA bonus payment for program years 2011 and 2012.
  • 3,223 hospitals have received payments under both Medicare and Medicaid (of those, 638 were CAHs).
  • A total of $23,725,293,656 has been paid out in the program to date.
  • Medicare EPs have been paid $5,964,050,336 with the majority of those, Doctors of Medicine or Osteopathy receiving $5,390,245,282.
  • Medicaid EPs have been paid $2,940,797,224 with the majority of those, Physicians receiving $2,083,997,788.
  • Eligible hospitals have been paid $14,504,741,310 with Medicare only $561,579,940, Medicaid only $335,342,234, and Medicare/Medicaid $13,607,819,135.
  • Medicare Advantage Organizations For Eligible Professionals have been paid $315,704,786.
  • Medicaid EHR Incentive payments began in January 2011 and Medicare EHR Incentive payments began in May 2011.

Visit the Data and Program Reports page on the CMS web site for the most up to date numbers on the EHR Incentive programs. For charting and analysis of this information, check out the Meaningful Use dataset on the Dashboard.

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