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Reminder: Physician EHR attestation deadline approaching

February 4, 2013

Feb. 28 is the last day physicians and other eligible professionals can attest to meaningful use of electronic health records in calendar year 2012 under the Medicare EHR incentive program. To benefit fully from Medicare EHR incentives, EPs must complete a 90-day reporting period for meaningful use by Dec. 31, 2012 and attest by Feb. 28, 2013. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services encourages Medicare EPs to register and attest as soon as possible to resolve any potential issues that may delay their payment. EPs participating in the Medicaid EHR program should check the attestation deadline for their state. For more information, visit www.cms.gov.