July 3 is the last day for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to start their 90-day reporting period for the fiscal year 2011 Medicare electronic health records meaningful use incentive program.

September 30 is the last day of the federal fiscal year under which the hospital program operates. November 30 is the last day for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to register and attest meaningful use to receive an incentive payment for FY 2011.

The eligible professional meaningful use program runs on a calendar year, and October 3 is the last day for eligible professionals to begin their 90-day reporting period for 2011. February 29, 2012, is the last day for eligible professionals to register and attest for meaningful use to receive an incentive payment for calendar year 2011.

More information is available at cms.gov/ehrincentiveprograms/.

 

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