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Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs

Share of All U.S. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician's Assistants Paid through the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs from July 2012 to January 2013
January 2013

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Summary:

This figure was presented at the 2012 HIMSS Annual Meeting as part of the Keynote speech delivered by the National Coordinator for Health IT. To view the full presentation, go to: healthit.gov.

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Source:

ONC analysis of data from the CMS Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.

Notes:

The mapped measure - cumulative share of ambulatory physicians, NPs, and PAs who have received a payment under the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program - is based upon an unduplicated count of physicians, NPs, and PAs who have received a payment under the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and an estimate for the number of ambulatory physicians, NPs, and PAs in active practice. The estimated number of providers per county is derived by ONC from an analysis of market research data collected by SK&A. SK&A data include all health care providers, not just those providers who are eligible to participate in the CMS EHR Incentive Programs. Accordingly, this figure may under-represent the true share of eligible providers actually participating in a given county.

Suggested Citation:

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. 'Share of All U.S. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician's Assistants Paid through the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs from July-January 2013,' Health IT Quick-Stat #2. dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/FIG-MU-ShareMU.php. January 2013.