Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly MU)

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Up to 175 Indiana-based healthcare organizations are eligible to receive assistance through this program. Enroll now to find out if you are eligible.

 

ABOUT

FSSA logoFrom 2016 to 2018, Purdue Healthcare Advisors has assisted more than 150 Indiana-based organizations (representing approx. 900 Indiana providers) to successfully participate in the Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly EHR Incentive Programs/Meaningful Use). We will continue our efforts in 2019 with a program that provides a combination of remote and on-site services for Medicaid-eligible, ambulatory providers, including our help desk.

Additional questions about the program for 2018 answered here.

ELIGIBILITY

The Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs provides a combination of remote and on-site services to guide eligible providers to successful compliance with:

  1. the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly EHR Incentive Programs/Meaningful Use) or
  2. the Quality Payment Program (QPP)’s Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS).

Providers eligible to benefit under this grant are Indiana-based, ambulatory organizations that are practicing in...

    • small groups/independent practices;
    • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs);
    • Community Health Clinics (CHCs);
    • Rural Health Clinics (RHCs);
    • Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs); or
    • ambulatory practices employed by a Critical Access Hospital.

AND

...participating in the Promoting Interoperability Programs programs under Medicaid or Medicare* (must be actively billing Indiana Medicaid for services).

Additional eligibility questions answered here.

HELP DESK

Indiana Medicaid PIPBy phone
844-PHA-INMU (toll free)

By email
INMedicaidMUHelp@pha.purdue.edu

 

 

Contact our help desk with the following information on hand to expedite your call: 

► Name of your EHR vendor
► EHR software version number
► Medicaid eligibility status (% Medicaid encounters, if possible)
► Current efforts toward Meaningful Use attestation
► Practice/clinic size, type and ownership

MistletoeHelp Desk Holiday Hours 2018-2019

  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Closed November 22 and 23. Reopens Monday, November 26.
  • Christmas Holiday/Winter Recess/New Year: Closed December 24 – January 1. Reopens Wednesday, January 2.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Closed January 21. Reopens Tuesday, January 22.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MU

For updates regarding the Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs, visit the following resources:


Funding: In October of 2014, PHA and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) partnered to receive a 90/10 matching grant (for which Purdue pays the 10%) of $2.3M from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend quality reporting services to Medicaid-eligible EPs until 2017. An additional $4.39M continued the program until September of 2020 as well as expanded the service offerings. In November of 2018, $12M from CMS allowed PHA and the FSSA to continue to provide direct, technical assistance to the state’s Medicaid providers for another two years as well as to address several clinical challenges impacting long-term care and the opioid crisis.

Natalie Stewart
Natalie Stewart
MBA
Senior Advisor-Quality Services; Indiana Program Manager and QPP-RC Advisor Lead
765-496-1265
765-517-1682
nmstewart@purdue.edu

EVENTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS

Under contract with the FSSA, Purdue will work closely with four, high-need Indiana communities in 2019 and 2020 to design and implement new care models, process improvements, and technology systems that advance EHR interoperability, patient education, medication management, care transitions, clinical decision support, and population health. To inquire about participation in the either the long term care initiative or the opioids initiative, contact Randy Hountz, PHA Director, at (765) 494-0766 or rhountz@purdue.edu. 

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NEWS/NOTIFICATIONS

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