Attestation for Medicare's electronic health records meaningful use incentive program opened on April 18, and 150 providers successfully attested that day, says Travis Broome, special assistant to the consortium administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Those providers will get their checks in mid-May, he adds. "We're excited to see success right off the bat."

Broome and Jessica Kahn, technical director for HIT at CMS, presented during a Health Data Management-hosted Web seminar on April 20. A replay of the seminar soon will be available at

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access