Start attesting and qualify for government incentives.

drchrono is certified as a Complete EHR by the ONC-ATCB. Use drchrono in your practice to qualify for government incentives. The HITECH Act specifies that physicians can qualify for $24,000 (if you start attestation in 2014) or more in economic stimulus incentives for adopting a Certified EHR. The government is putting in $19.2 billion dollars to help move all doctors off paper records onto electronic systems.

Incentives are paid per provider. Each practitioner in your practice will qualify for $24,000 in Medicare Incentives or $63,750 in Medicaid Incentives.

To learn more about Meaningful Use and incentives visit here or sign up for a daily demo. drchrono was Stage 2 certified on June 2014.

Medicare EHR Incentive Payment Schedule

Year of adoption First year of MU participation No Adoption
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2011 $18,000        
2012 $12,000 $18,000      
2013 $8,000 $12,000 $15,000    
2014 $4,000 $8,000 $12,000 $12,000  
2015 $2,000 $4,000 $8,000 $8,000 -1%
2016   $2,000 $4,000 $4,000 -2%
Total Payment Amount $44,000 $44,000 $39,000 $24,000 $0

Medicaid EHR Incentive Payment Schedule

Year of adoption First year of MU participation No Adoption
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2011 $21,250
2012 $8,500 $21,250
2013 $8,500 $8,500 $21,250
2014 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $21,250
2015 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $21,250
2016 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500
2017 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500
2018 $8,500 $8,500 $8,500
2019 $8,500 $8,500
2020 $8,500
Total $63,750 $63,750 $63,750 $63,750 $63,750

Types of health care providers that can qualify

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Nursing facilities
  • Home health entities
  • Long term care facilities
  • Health care clinics
  • Community mental health centers
  • Renal dialysis facilities
  • Blood centers
  • Ambulatory surgical centers
  • Emergency medical service providers
  • Federally qualified health centers (FQHC)
  • Group practices
  • Pharmacists
  • Laboratories
  • Physicians
  • Practitioners
  • Indian Health Service providers
  • Rural health clinics
  • Therapists

Who can qualify

  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Podiatry
  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Chiropractor

Qualifying geographic locations

  • All 50 US States
  • District of Columbia
  • Puerto Rico
  • The Virgin Islands
  • Guam
  • American Samoa
  • The Northern Mariana Islands

Important dates to remember

  • September 30 2014 - End of 2014 fiscal year and end of the 2014 reporting period for eligible hospitals.
  • November 30, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET - Attestation deadline for eligible hospitals for the 2014 program year.
  • December 31 2014 - End of 2014 calendar year and end of the 2014 reporting period for eligible professionals.

This Complete EHR is 2014 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

drchrono EHR 10.0 was Stage 2 certified by InfoGard on June 20, 2014. Our InfoGard Laboratories Certification Number is IG-2492-14-0047.

Our EHR Vendor Certification ID is 1314E01P5LOOEAR.