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Medicare or Medicaid EHR incentives: 6 things to consider

Posted by Alok Prasad on Thu, Jul 19, 2012 @ 11:49 AM

Now more than ever, providers are exploring whether the Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement program is best to receive their EHR incentive payments. For many, both are an option, and according to Stephen Martinez, CEO at MTS Healthcare, it's imperative to understand the ins-and-outs of each in order to make an educated decision.

"We are often asked by providers whether they should apply for their EHR incentives through Medicare or Medicaid," he said. "While many providers are aware the financial incentives are for different amounts, the reporting and eligibility requirements are also very different. "

Martinez outlines six keys to EHR incentives and Medicare versus Medicaid.

Tags: Medicare Incentives, EHR Incentives