FREE Support for Attesting 2017 Meaningful Use

Monday, August 13, 2018 5:07 PM | Carol Burke (Administrator)

Physicians have until October 15, 2018 to collect their supporting information and attest for achieving 2017 Promoting Interoperability. 

Participating Eligible Professionals (EPs) can receive an $8500 per year incentive for each of up to four years of participation.  Grant funded free technical services are available from Strategic Interests to assist with your current and future attestations for Stages 2 and 3 through the Eligible Professional 2 Program.

About the Medicaid Eligible Professional Program (EP2) Program and Services Available

The Medicaid Eligible Professional Program (EP2) is a New York State Department of Health (DOH) initiative providing FREE outreach, assistance, and support services.  In the Buffalo and Rochester areas, NYeC has selected Strategic Interests as the supporting Technical Agent to assist providers in achieving the various stages of Promoting Interoperability.  These free EP2 Services include:

  • Readiness Assessment
  • Project/Program Support
  • Audit Readiness and Preparation
  • HIE Connectivity

Enrollment  

Enrollment is a simple two-step process:

  • Filling out/confirming a list of the eligible providers in a spreadsheet-based roster
  • Completion, with single signing authority, an electronic Practice Participation Agreement/Business Associate Agreement.  This will be done through Docu-Sign. 

Below is a summary of the program and a comparison of the Stage 2 and Stage 3 objectives:

NYeC EP2 Summary.pdf

MU Objective Comparison.pdf

For more information or to enroll, email EP2@strategicinterests.com.  Staff from Strategic Interests are willing to set up a videoconference call with you or representatives from the practice to review the program and answer any questions. 

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