Most of us have gotten pretty used to the Meaningful Use (MU) audits being conducted by Figliozzi & Company. They are the folks that have been conducting the CMS EHR Incentive audits for both eligible hospitals (EH) and professionals (EP) involved in the Medicare or dually-eligible Medicare/Medicaid EHR incentive programs. You know the drill by […]
Last week the OIG announced that multi-year meaningful use audits are coming soon to an inbox near you. The OIG announced a “random sample” of audits are to be performed nationwide.
What a difference a few weeks can make. Earlier this month I wrote a post entitled: When It Rains It Pours: A New Trend In Meaningful Use Audits? The topic was a disturbing new trend in meaningful use audits. At EMR Advocate we had been working with a hospital system to validate their meaningful use […]
What is would be like to open your inbox and find 33 separate CMS EHR Incentive audits? That is the exact experience one of our client hospitals experienced several week ago. Only forethought by the administration and diligent work by the staff is turning what could have been a nightmare into just a time consuming […]
It sounds fairly simple and straight forward. Medicaid and Medicare eligible professionals (EP) who have achieved and attested to meaningful use (MU) can assign their incentive payment to another entity. CMS lays it right out there “However, under Medicare, eligible professionals (EPs) may choose to assign their incentive payments to their employer or entity with […]
Everybody, and I mean everybody, knows by now that if an eligible hospital (EP) or eligible professional (EP) wants those delectable CMS EHR incentives they better do a Security Risk Analysis (SRA). You may not understand the details of this Core measure to, “protect electronic health information created or maintained by the Certified EHR Technology […]