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Medicaid EHR Incentive Program for Arkansas providers
2013 EP EHR A/I/U Application Grace Period Extended Until 3/31/2014 2013 MU Applications Due by 3/1/2014
DEADLINE EXTENDED: EPs applying for an EHR A/I/U incentive payment for calendar year 2013 must submit an application/attestation by March 31, 2014. EPs applying for an EHR MU incentive payment for calendar year 2013 must submit an application/attestation by March 1, 2014. A submitted application means the EP has registered with the R&A, attested through MAPIR, and completed the MAPIR application by clicking the Submit button.
Contact the Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT) at email@example.com with questions and concerns.
Effective January 9, 2014, Eligible Hospitals (EHs) can begin submitting 2014 applications for the EHR incentive program. Contact the Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT) at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and concerns.
The MAPIR user guide for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) is now available for download. View or print the MAPIR 5.2 User Guide for Eligible Hospitals. (Word, new window)
Effective 6/17/13, an applicant attesting for Year 1 (A/I/U) must upload a signed contract, Letter of Intent to Purchase, or Proof of Purchase for the selected EHR. If you have questions, please contact the AIPT at AIPT@hp.com.
Two electronic health record products, previously certified as products to be used as part of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, have had their certifications revoked. View or print the news release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
CMS' EHR Provider Incentive Payment Program's Stage 2 Patient Volume requirements will go into effect with the implementation of MAPIR 5.0 which is to be installed the evening of May 9, 2013.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT) at email@example.com.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides Health IT and Quality resources for providers serving the uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. To view previous HRSA Health IT and Quality webinars, visit http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/toolbox/index.html.
HealthIT.gov has Officially Launched
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has launched a new website, HealthIT.gov, to be the leading national resource on health information technology. The website provides extensive electronic health record (EHR) support and resources for providers, professionals, patients and families. For more information, visit HealthIT.gov today.
Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT)
HP Enterprise Services has established the Arkansas Incentive Payment Team (AIPT) to process payments and work with providers who are involved in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. Arkansas’s online system for registration in the program will be available on November 8.
Beginning September 19, the AIPT will be available to assist providers with eligibility, registration and other program-related questions. To reach the AIPT, call (800) 457-4454 and choose option 4 for the EHR Incentive Payment Assistance Center.