Texas Medicaid providers can now enroll for health IT incentive payments

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Message from Texas Health & Human Services Commission: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is helping doctors and health-care providers sign up for new incentive payments for using electronic health records in a meaningful way.  Providers can begin participating in the program now, and the first payments are expected in May 2011. Providers [...]

EHR Solutions hosts InHouston Healthcare Networking Mixer

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InHouston Healthcare’s networking mixer will be held at Trevisio Restaurant in the Texas Medical Center on March 23rd and will give physicians, nurses, practice managers, hospital personnel and others within healthcare, as well as those who serve the healthcare industry to connect and find synergies between them. Rollis Fontenot III and Xavier Hurd will be [...]

EHR Solutions forms a strategic partnership with CMIT Solutions in Northwest Houston

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 27, 2011 ) Houston, TX — EHR Solutions, a Houston TX-based organization, announced today that CMIT Solutions will begin offering EHR and EMR solutions along with their full-suite of technology solutions to physician practices in the Northwest Houston Suburbs area. They will feature products currently represented by EHR Solutions and its partners, including [...]

Medicaid EHR Incentive program rules for calculating patient volume

I found a good resource for initial information about the Medicaid EHR Incentive program on the CMS.gov website, however it didn’t seem to address how to calculate if an EP qualifies under the “30% of patient volume” for Eligible Providers (EP’s) or 20% for Pediatrician EP’s. Here is the answer straight from the Federal Register [...]