Wisconsin Medicaid EHR Incentive
- Attention Program Year 2014 Applicants: The
Wisconsin Medicaid EHR Incentive Program is aware of the
2014 CEHRT Flexibility Final Rule published by CMS on
September 4, 2014. Please be advised that if you intend to
apply for Program Year 2014 using one of the CEHRT
Flexibility options, you will not be able to apply until
Spring 2015 because attestation system changes are required.
Applicants not using a CEHRT Flexibility option may continue
to complete applications for the Program. A ForwardHealth
Update will be published in Fall 2014 to provide additional
- Program Year 2014 Grace Period Extended: The last
day for Eligible Hospitals and Eligible Professionals to
submit a Program Year 2014 application is May 31, 2015.
- The Standard Deduction for Eligible Professional patient
volume in Program Year 2014 is 8.11%.
- Eligible Hospitals and Eligible Professionals are
required to register with the Wisconsin Division of Public
Health to initiate an onboarding process for any of the
public health objectives. For more information visit
- Watch the new
Introduction to Eligible Professional Patient Volume Webinar
for information on how to calculate Patient Volume in
Program Year 2014.
Welcome and Program Overview
Welcome to the Wisconsin
Medicaid EHR Incentive Program website. This Program was
established as part of Section 4201 of the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The Program is one piece of the
broader health information technology (HIT) infrastructure to
reform health care and improve health care quality, efficiency,
and patient safety.
The Wisconsin Medicaid EHR
Incentive Program provides incentive payments to Eligible
Hospitals and Eligible Professionals as they Adopt,
Implement, Upgrade, or demonstrate Meaningful Use of Certified
EHR Technology (CEHRT).
October 02, 2014