Web Instructions for Providers
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
authorizes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to
provide incentives for eligible professionals (EPs) and eligible
hospitals (EHs) who are successful in becoming "meaningful users" of
certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. The Medicaid EHR
Incentive Program will provide incentive payments to EPs and EHs who
are meaningful users of certified EHR technology. The Medicaid EHR
Incentive Program will provide incentive payments to EPs and EHs for
efforts to adopt, implement, or upgrade certified EHR technology or
for meaningful use in the first year of their participation in the
program and for demonstrating meaningful use during each of five
North Carolina Medicaid will administer the meaningful use
incentive payments to ensure that EPs and EHs have met the Federal and
State statutory and regulatory requirements for the EHR incentive
payments. NC-MIPS is the computer system supporting the incentive
Please review the Tips for Providers prior to enrolling in the EHR
Are you eligible for Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive
CMS provides a tool that can assist you in determining if you
are eligible for EHR incentives. You can access the tool from the DHHS
Health Information Technology web page.
EHR Incentive Program Enrollment Process Summary
EPs and EHs may enroll in the EHR Program with CMS through the
National Level Repository (NLR).
The link to this site is:
EPs and EHs who have received notification of a successful
registration from the State of North Carolina may utilize NC-MIPS to
attest to the accuracy of the data entered through the Attestation Portal. The
State will review the information and communicate decisions.
For more information regarding the NC Medicaid HIT Program,
please visit http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dma/provider/ehr.htm.
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