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Submit Quality Data for 2013 PQRS-Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot by February 28

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Medicare EHR Incentive Pilot allows eligible professionals to meet the clinical qu

Learn How to Conduct a Security Risk Analysis for Your Practice

Have you reviewed your practice processes to make sure that your patients’ personal health information is protected and secure?

Reporting Period for EPs Ends December 31, 2013

Upcoming Deadline for EPs in EHR Incentive Programs; Prepare for Attestation

December 31, 2013, is an important deadline for eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the EHR Incentive Programs. It marks the end of the calendar year and the last day of the 2013 meaningful use program year.

Learn More about Health Information Exchange in Meaningful Use Stage 2

New EHR Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals

If you are an eligible professional preparing for Stage 2 of the EHR Incentive Programs, check out our new CMS

Learn How to Avoid 2015 EHR Payment Adjustments

Review Important Payment Adjustment Information for Medicare EPs

Eligible professionals (EPs) participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program may be subject to payment adjustments beginning on January 1, 2015. CMS will determine the payment adjustment based on meaningful use data submitted prior to the 2015 calendar year. EPs must demonstrate meaningful use prior to 2015 to avoid payment adjustments.

Determine how your EHR Incentive Program participation start year will affect the 2015 payment adjustments:

HITEC-LA Making Significant Progress on HCCN Grant Services Contract from CCALAC

A Project of L.A. Care Health Plan, HITEC-LA Helping 27 L.A. County Health Centers Reach Meaningful Use Stage 2 with Certified EHRs and Achieve PCMH Recognition

Los Angeles, CA – HITEC-LA announced that it is making significant progress in its first year as a Service Partner to the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) on the Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Grant Services Contract.  A project of L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, HITEC-LA was selected by CCALAC to provide L.A.

Public Health HIE Gateway Launched

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announces the launch of the CDPH Health Information Exchange (HIE) Gateway to assist eligible healthcare professionals and hospitals in meeting the requirements for Meaningful Use (MU) Public Health Objectives of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. The CDPH HIE Gateway will serve as a single point of entry for data submission to many state public health programs, although not all programs will begin using the CDPH HIE Gateway immediately.

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