Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly MU)
In 2016 and 2017, Purdue Healthcare Advisors was able to assist 123 Indiana-based organizations (representing approx. 900 Indiana providers) participating in the Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly EHR Incentive Programs/Meaningful Use). This year, we continue our efforts to guide Medicaid-eligible providers with a program that provides a combination of remote and on-site services for ambulatory providers, including our help desk.
Additional questions about the program for 2017 answered here.
The Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs provides a combination of remote and on-site services to guide eligible providers to successful compliance with:
- the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly EHR Incentive Programs/Meaningful Use) or
- 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.
...participating in the Promoting Interoperability Programs programs under Medicaid or Medicare* (must be actively billing Indiana Medicaid for services).
Additional eligibility questions answered here.
844-PHA-INMU (toll free)
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
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 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The $2.3M in funding extended MU services to Medicaid-eligible EPs until 2017. Since then, PHA and the FSSA have been awarded an additional $4.39M to continue the program until September of 2020 as well as expand the service offerings.
Applications now available to file hardship exception for PI
Hardship exception applications for the Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly EHR Incentive Program/Meaningful Use) are now available:
- 2019 Eligible Hospital hardship exception application — deadline July 1, 2018
- 2017 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) hardship exception application — deadline Nov. 30, 2018
Eligible hospitals do not need to submit this application if they successfully demonstrated meaningful use in Program Year 2017, or are new and obtained a new CMS Certification Number (CCN) during Oct. 1, 2016, through July 1, 2018, or are a CAH.