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Electronic Health Records - EHR - Incentives

EHR IncentiveOn July 13, 2010, the final rule was released that details how health care providers can demonstrate EHR meaningful use to qualify for federal incentive payments that are part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The earlier you qualify, the larger the incentive payments.

Colonial Valley Can Help You Earn the Maximum EHR Incentives

Colonial Valley Software has been in the medical software business from 1981 and is your resource for information on how your practice can qualify for the maximum EHR Incentives.

Contact us at (800) 359-1002 or contact us online today.

Medicare vs. Medicaid - You Must Pick One

Medicaid Pays More Medicare Pays Less

$63,750 over six years

$44,000 over five years
Up to 75% of allowable charges
Available to:
  • Physicians (Pediatricians have special eligibility and payment rules
    • 30% of patients must be Medicaid or needy individuals
    • 20% for Pediatrics
  • Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs)
  • Dentists
  • Physician Assistants (PAs) who provide services in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) of rural health clinic (RHC) that is led by a PA

Check out Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments below.

Available to:
  • Doctors of Medicine or Osteopathy
  • Doctors of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine
  • Doctors of Podiatric Medicine
  • Doctors of Optometry
  • Chiropractors

And who is not hospital-based

Check out Medicare EHR Incentive Payments below.

EHR Incentive Charts

The following charts provide an overview of the incentive payments.

Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments

EHR Incentive Chart


Medicare EHR Incentive Payments

EHR Incentive Chart

Learn More

Colonial Valley's August 2010 newsletter contains additional information on EHR incentive payments.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides many helpful articles: