Author Archives: Larry Sieb

HIMSS13 Highlights: mHealth and Data Analytics

There were many events that captivated me at the recent HIMSS meeting in New Orleans. Here are a few of my favorites, some of which I had run across before, and some surprises. A major highlight was Dr. Eric Topol’s … Continue reading

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CMS Publishes Names of EH & EP Recipients of Medicare EHR Incentive Program

CMS has published data through December 2012 on incentive payments made under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. CMS is required under the HITECH act to report the details of the Eligible Hospitals (EH’s) and the Eligible Professionals (EP’s) … Continue reading

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CMS Reports over $10B Paid thru 2012 Under EHR Incentive Program

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CMS 3rd Quarter Report ID’s Hospitals & Physicians Receiving EHR Incentive Payments & More

CMS is required by the HITECH act to publish the Eligible Hospitals (EH’s) and Eligible Professionals (EP’s) that have received EHR Incentive Payments by demonstrating Meaningful Use of a certified EHR system. EP’s receiving payments under the Medicare EHR Incentive … Continue reading

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$7.7B in Meaningful Use Payments says September CMS Report

CMS has released the September 2012 EHR Incentive Program report showing over $7.7B dollars paid out to professionals and hospitals under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs. The combined Medicare and Medicaid Payments thru September 2012 by state graph … Continue reading

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CMS August Monthly Report Shows MU Incentive Payments over $7.1B

The CMS August EHR Incentive Program Report shows over $7.1B in payments to hospitals and individual providers as of August 31, 2012.

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CMS 2Q 2012 EHR Provider Payments Reports Show who Received the $6.6B

CMS has updated the EHR Incentive Program Payments to show who has received payments for demonstrating Meaningful Use of an EHR system. A graph of the combined Medicare and Medicaid Payments by State from January 2011 to July 2012 shows … Continue reading

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CMS EHR Incentive Programs Reach $6.6B in Payments at the end of July 2012

The CMS July EHR Incentive Program Report details $6.6B in payments to hospitals and individual providers as of July 31, 2012. Payments under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program started in May of 2011 while Medicaid incentive payments started in January … Continue reading

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CMS EHR Incentive Programs Pay Out Over $6B thru the end of June 2012

The CMS June 2012 EHR Incentive Program Report shows $6,174,030,866 in payments from January of 2011 to the end of June 2012. Payments under the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program started in January 2011 while the Medicare EHR incentive payments started … Continue reading

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CMS EHR Incentive Programs Achieve 2012 Goal for 2012 by end of May

CMS announced that more than 110,000 providers and over 3,000 eligible hospitals have been paid by the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. This surpasses the 100,000 provider goal set by CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and National Coordinator for … Continue reading

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