CONTACT

Julia Alejandre 
Texas Health and Human Services Commission 
julia.alejandre@hhsc.state.tx.us 
512-491-1147 

WHEN

Thursday February 3, 2011 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  -- OR --
Thursday February 3, 2011 at 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM  

WHERE

Webinar participation: Go to http://www.tmhp.com/Pages/HealthIT/HIT_Home.aspx  for details and link to the webinar

 

Texas Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program:

Enrollment Process and Steps for Eligible Professionals 

Learn about steps you can take now and see a demonstration of the enrollment process!

  • Two sessions to choose from: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM or 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Program Background

Texas Medicaid will launch the first phase of the EHR Incentive Program in early 2011. The program distributes incentive payments to Medicaid providers for the meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.  Learn about program participation for eligible professionals (EPs) – steps to take and information to provide, now and during enrollment in the Texas Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

Eligible professionals for the Medicaid Incentive Program include:

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants who are practicing in Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHCs) or Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) led by a physician assistant

Webinar Topic

Join this webinar to learn what steps Medicaid providers can take now to be ready to participate in the program.  We will also demonstrate the online Texas Medicaid EHR Incentive Program enrollment process.  Webinar connections are limited to 200, so please participate as a group, if possible.

How Do I Participate in the Webinar?

Details on the agenda and webinar instructions will be available on the Health IT website at http://www.tmhp.com/Pages/HealthIT/HIT_Home.aspx starting December 21, 2010   For immediate questions, please contact Julia.Alejandre@hhsc.state.tx.us.