$400 million in EHR incentive payments issued to date

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Robert Tagalicod, the director of the Office of eHealth Standards and Services at the CMS, has reported that 77,000 providers have registered for the EHR incentive payments and that twenty-one states have their Medicaid EHR incentive payment programs open to receive provider registrations.

More than 3,500 providers have received their first payments under the various operational Medicaid programs. and an additional 1,000 physicians and hospitals have been issued checks under the Medicare Program.

According to Tagalicod, as of August, CMS has issued almost $400 million in incentive payments