CMS posts two updates to EHR incentive FAQs


In its ongoing effort to keep eligible professionals (EPs) apprised of how the EHR Incentive Programs operate, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Feb. 13 two updates to the agency's FAQ system.

Here are the two updated FAQs:

1. What are the specific medical specialty codes associated with anesthesiology, radiology and pathology for the specialty-based determination for the granting of a hardship exception from the payment adjustments in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program?

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2. For the Medicare EHR Incentive Program, how are incentive payments determined for EPs practicing in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)?

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For additional information about the EHR Incentive Programs, click here.