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Webinars

Program Year 2018 is Open

Date: December 6, 2018 • Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT • Click Here to Register

The 12 Days of Health IT: EHR Incentive Program Webinar

Date: December 11, 2018 • Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT • Click Here to Register

Technical Assistance Webinar

Date: December 18, 2018 • Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT • Click Here to Register

Question and Answer Session

Date: December 20, 2018 • Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT • Click Here to Register

Important Dates

Deadline to resubmit approvable Program Year 2017 application. **No new applications can be submitted.November 30, 2018
Deadline to submit new Program Year 2018 application.Applications accepted December 3, 2018 - April 1, 2019

Program Year 2018

• Program Year 2018 applications will be accepted December 3, 2018 – April 1, 2019.

• All providers have a minimum 90-day EHR/MU reporting period.

• The CQM report period is a full year (365 days) for all providers except those attesting to Meaningful Use for the first time.

Program Year 2018 is Open.pdf

Program Updates

The Centers for Medicare and Services (CMS) renamed the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs to the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for eligible hospitals, critical access hospitals, and Medicaid providers.

CMS also renamed the the MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) Advancing Care information performance category to the Promoting Interoperability performance category for MIPS-eligible clinicians. This rebranding does not merge or combine the EHR Incentive Programs and MIPS.

The goal of these changes is to continue the CMS focus on improving patients' access to health information and reducing the time and cost required of providers to comply with program requirements.

For Florida, the program will still be known as the Florida Medicaid EHR Incentive Program however, the State's program now falls under the broader CMS Promoting Interoperability banner.

Featured FAQ

Where is the link to the State Application?

The link to the State application is on your Medicaid provider portal. Upon signing into the Medicaid provider portal, the link should be present in the top, right-hand corner under “Quick Links.” Clicking on the “EHR Incentive Payment” link will take you to the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Participation Dashboard. The Dashboard displays information on any previous Florida Medicaid application and any program year application that is available for completion.

It is recommended that web portals be accessed routinely. All web portal accounts not logged into for 120 days or more will be locked due to inactivity. If you have issues logging into your Medicaid provider portal account, please contact Provider Services at (800) 289-7799. It may take a few weeks for you to regain access.