This study was in response to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 1115). The Act directs the HHS Secretary to conduct several studies and produce reports to Congress. including the “Study and Report on Application of EHR (Electronic Health Record) Payment Incentives for Providers Not Receiving Other Incentive Payments.” This study was conducted to determine the extent to and manner in which payment incentives for implementing and using certified EHR technology should be made available to health care providers who receive minimal or no payment incentives or other funding under HITECH, Medicare, or Medicaid for such purposes.
Report Title: Report to Congress on the Application of EHR Payment Incentives for Providers Not Receiving EHR Incentive Payments http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2010/EHRcr.htm
Agency Sponsor: OASPE-ODALTCP, Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
Federal Contact: Jennie Harvell, 202-690-6443
Performer: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Record ID: 9346 (Report issued August 13, 2010)