Meaningful Use Audits for Hospitals – Live Virtual Event on March 31, 2014

Complimentary Webinar: CMS EHR Incentives – Meaningful Use Audits and Appeals for Hospitals

Monday, March 31, 2014,  3:00 pm ET/12:00 pm PT

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program audits are on the rise. As of September, 2013 over 4,100 unique Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals have received CMS EHR incentives, of which CMS has stated it will audit at a minimum 5%.

In November of 2013, Health Management Associates returned $31M in CMS EHR Incentive payments after determining the company had made an error in applying the requirements for certifying its EHR technology. As a result, 11 of the hospitals it had enrolled in the EHR Incentive Programs did not meet the “meaningful use” criteria necessary to qualify for payments.

Additionally, meaningful use (MU) attestations for 2014 carry significant challenges to successfully surviving a potential incentive audit given interoperability requirements. The name of the game for both Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Hospitals (EHs) is “patient engagement”.

Learning how to avoid or appropriately respond if an audit letter is received can save an Eligible Hospital millions.

Meaningful Use Expert, Jim Tate

Meaningful Use Expert, Jim Tate

On this webinar, national meaningful use audit expert, Jim Tate, will discuss:

  • How Stage 2 MU patient engagement validation may cause audit issues
  • Overview of audit basics
  • Who is likely to receive an audit
  • What generates an audit
  • Details of the audit process
  • How to appeal a failed audit
  • Best practices to avoid an audit
  • Q&A


Can’t make this important event? Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording post event.

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