CHA News Article

CMS Extends EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline
Attestation extended to March 11

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the attestation deadline for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive programs to March 11 at 8:59 p.m. (PT), from the original deadline of Feb. 29. Eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive program can attest through the CMS Registration and Attestation System. California providers participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentive program should visit the Medi-Cal EHR Incentive Program webpage. Eligible hospitals and CAHs may select an EHR reporting period of any continuous 90 days from Oct. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2015. Questions about the attestation process should be directed to the EHR Information Center Help Desk at (888) 734-6433.