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Wayne Fischer
Wayne Fischer
MPH
Senior Quality Advisor
317-809-0914
317-809-0914
wfische@purdue.edu

 

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 opioids crisis.

Are you a Greenway Health EHR software customer?

In the fall of 2018, Greenway Health, LLC alerted their customers regarding measure calculation errors affecting two Promoting Interoperability measures: View, Download, Transmit (VDT), and Patient-Specific Education. These measures are calculating numerators at higher values than they should. Should you attest with your current numbers? Find out


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Employment

Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program

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Enrollment Status: Accepting applications/Open (scroll down to fill out the enrollment form)


Indiana Medicaid PI Program Help Desk

Indiana Medicaid PIPOnce you've enrolled in the program, you'll have access to the Indiana Medicaid PI Program Help Desk staffed by subject-matter experts at Purdue Healthcare Advisors. To expedite your call to our help desk, please have handy the name of your EHR vendor; Medicaid eligibility status (% Medicaid encounters, if possible); practice/clinic size, type and ownership; number of providers and locations; and current efforts toward Medicaid PI and/or QPP

By phone:  844-PHA-INMU (toll free)

By email:  INMedicaidMUHelp@pha.purdue.edu

Hours:  M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (EST) except on Purdue University-designated holidays and closures.


About the Program

From 2016 to 2019, Purdue Healthcare Advisors assisted more than 150 Indiana-based organizations (representing approx. 900 Indiana providers) to successfully participate in the Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program. The program provides a combination of remote and on-site services to guide up to 175 eligible providers in 2019 and 2020 to successful compliance with:

  1. the Medicaid PI Program (formerly EHR Incentive Programs/Meaningful Use) and/or
  2. the Quality Payment Program Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS).

EPs and hospitals that directly participate in the PI Program will continue to attest to the objective/measure requirements as finalized in the 2019 IPPS Final Rule. Indiana Medicaid PI Program services include:

  • Direct technical assistance for PI Program and/or QPP/MIPS
  • Security Risk Assessment (SRA)
  • Additional services per organizations' needs, including documentation review; EHR optimization,external vulnerability scan; phishing testing and more

Eligibility for Participation

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 that are participating in the PI Program under MIPS and/or Medicaid PIP, actively billing Indiana Medicaid, and are using certified electronic health records (CEHRT).

Not sure if you eligible to participate? This Q&A can help you make a determination.


Program Year 2019

Reporting is now open. For program year 2019, EPs, EHs, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) have until February 29, 2020, to attest to Medicaid Promoting Interoperability criteria. Access to the Medical Assistance Provider Incentive Repository (MAPIR) for information is still available via the IHCP Provider Healthcare Portal (Portal). More information about Program Year 2019 can be found on the Indiana Medicaid website.


Indiana Medicaid PI Program Enrollment

Please fill out the following form to inquire about enrollment in the program.

About your Organization

Provide number of sites, and any comments regarding the sites.

Potential "Eligible Providers" under the Indiana Medicaid MU Program are Physicians (MDs & DOs); Nurse Practitioners; Certified Nurse Midwives; Dentists; and Physician Assistants who lead an FQHC or an RHC.

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