Medicare EPs Must Attest by March 31 at 11:59 pm ET to Receive 2013 Incentive

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March 6, 2014: From the CMS Newsletter Due to the large volume of providers attesting, please submit your data as soon as possible and during non-peak hours to avoid system delays. If you are an eligible professional, the last day you can register and attest to demonstrating meaningful use for the 2013 Medicare EHR Incentive… Read more »

CareCloud Named 'One to Watch' by AlwaysOn

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AlwaysOn, a leading business media company has named CareCloud one of its top 50 global private technology companies to watch in 2012. The honor was announced in conjunction with the release of AlwaysOn’s tenth annual Global 250 Top Private Companies list. The winning companies were judged in five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value… Read more »

More Than 70 Percent of Attested EHRs are Dually Certified by CCHIT

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Chicago – Feb. 13, 2012 – More than two-thirds (71 percent) of the complete electronic health records (EHRs) of providers and hospitals that have successfully attested to federal meaningful use criteria and qualified for incentives through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) are dually certified under both the ONC-ATCB and the CCHIT Certified programs… Read more »

CMS Has Updated the EHR Information Center with Enhanced Functionality

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CMS is proud to announce that after a review of collected feedback, enhancements and changes have recently been made to the EHR Information Center Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System. Among these caller-friendly revisions is a new feature to assist with Hot Topics, including registration and attestation, as well as updated Password Reset menus. These improvements… Read more »

January 3rd Marked the One Year Milestone for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

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January 3rd was the one year anniversary of the start of registration for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. Over the past year, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the incentive programs as providers across the country have implemented EHRs. Year one highlights include: 43 states have started… Read more »

FFS Revised ABN (as stated by

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The revised Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, is issued by providers (including independent laboratories), physicians, practitioners, and suppliers in situations where Medicare payment is expected to be denied. The revised ABN replaces the ABN-G (Form CMS-R-131G), ABN-L (form CMS-R-131L), and NEMB (Form CMS-20007). See the revised ABN manual instructions below for detailed… Read more »