PicturesAgingMedicaid Waiver InitiativePress ReleasesSearch NEBRASKA MEDICAID PROGRAM: Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Page Content Medicaid Program Home Review or update provider contact information Attestation Web Portal Medicaid Provider Bulletins EHR Home EHR Attestation EHR FAQs EHR Library EHR Program Resources EHR Audit CMS 2015-2017 Modified Stage 2 EHR History Contact Us Nebraska Medicaid Program Welcome to Nebraska Medicaid EHRIncentive Program Part of the Promoting Interoperability Programs Subscribe to this page The Nebraska Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is a state run program federally funded by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). The purpose of the program is to encourage and assist eligible providers and hospitals in using their EHRs in a meaningful way that produces better health outcomes for Nebraska’s citizens. Eligible providers and hospitals submit attestations to the Nebraska Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and, if approved, are issued incentive payments. The program runs from 2012 to 2021. During this time, eligible providers can receive up to 6 payments and eligible hospitals can receive up to 3 payments. Please visit our EHR Home page frequently for updates, announcements and review other pages listed to the left of this page for more detailed information. For automatic notices of updates click ‘Subscribe to this page’ above. CMS NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2018 New CMS proposed rule released effects the Nebraska EHR Incentive Payment Program as follows: Re-naming the Meaningful Use program “Promoting Interoperability” Reiterates the requirement for providers to use the 2015 Edition of certified electronic health record technology in 2019 as part of demonstrating meaningful use to qualify for incentive payments and avoid reductions to Medicare payments EHR reporting periods in 2019 and 2020 for new and returning participants would be a minimum of any continuous 90-day period The deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule and the RFI is June 25, 2018 The full press release can be found at: https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2018-Press-releases-items/2018-04-24.html The proposed rule and the RFI (CMS-1694-P) can be downloaded from the Federal Register at: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2018-08705.pdf The CMS tip sheet on the proposed rule can be found at: https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Fact-sheets/2018-Fact-sheets-items/2018-04-24.html All documents available from this page are in PDF formatwhich require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader.