A step forward in health care
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009 provides incentive payments for Medicaid eligible professions (EPs) who adopt, implement or upgrade meaningfully use certified electronic health record (EHR) technology in their first year of participation in the program and successfully demonstrate meaningful use in subsequent years.
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This program is available for Physicians, Dentist, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistants. Non-hospital based physicians whose Medicaid patient caseload is at least 30%may be eligible for up to $63,750 in incentive payments over a six-year period. (Note: This is not a government loan, but an incentive program for electronic health record adoption/implementation/utilization.)