Today’s Meaningful Use Monday is going to be short and sweet. I’m busy attending the AHIMA conference seeing their perspectives on EHR and meaningful use. However, I found an interesting resource on the CMS website for those wanting to collect the Medicaid EHR incentive money.
In this resource, CMS lists which states have a Medicaid EHR incentive program which is really important since each state governs the Medicaid part of the EHR incentive money. For posterity’s sake, here’s the list of programs that are open according to that website:
CMS registration opens in the following states on September 5, 2011:
The following states opened for registration prior to September 5, 2011:
Other states will launch their Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs during the fall of 2011.
They also have a link to a PDF which lists each state’s expected launch date. Some of them won’t launch into well into 2012. It’s pretty amazing to see the differences in each state.