The first in a series of 6 National Provider Calls on the EHR Incentive Programs, this call will inform individual practitioners on the basics of Stage 1 of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Other topics include: Stage 2, clinical quality measures, hardship exceptions, payment adjustments, and a discussion on certification by the ONC.
CMS will be offering the webinar "CMS 2013 Medicare Incentives Programs" in multiple sessions throughout the next month. The webinar will cover the EHR Incentive Programs, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and the eRx Incentive Program, including eligibility, key program milestones, payment adjustments, and hardship exemptions.
You may register for one of these calls by clicking the links below. The dial-in number and link to the webinar will be given upon registration.
On March 21, the FDA issued an updated alert for an expanded recall of all lots of ALL sterile products repackaged and distributed by Clinical Specialties due to lack of sterility assurance. The recall of all sterile products is conducted in follow-up to concerns regarding practices at the site that cannot assure the sterility of the products.