42 CFR 495.308 - Net average allowable costs as the basis for determining the incentive payment.

§ 495.308 Net average allowable costs as the basis for determining the incentive payment.

(a)The first year of payment.

(1) The incentive is intended to offset the costs associated with the initial adoption, implementation or upgrade of certified electronic health records technology.

(2) The maximum net average allowable costs for the first year are $25,000.

(b)Subsequent payment years.

(1) The incentive is intended to offset maintenance and operation of certified EHR technology.

(2) The maximum net average allowable costs for each subsequent year are $10,000.

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Title 42 published on 2015-11-28

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 495 after this date.

  • 2017-04-06; vol. 82 # 65 - Thursday, April 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 16741 - Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Organ Procurement Organization Reporting and Communication; Transplant Outcome Measures and Documentation Requirements; Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs; Payment to Nonexcepted Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program; Establishment of Payment Rates Under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Nonexcepted Items and Services Furnished by an Off-Campus Provider-Based Department of a Hospital; Correcting Amendment
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      Correcting amendment.
      This correcting amendment is effective on April 6, 2017.
      42 CFR Part 495