Arkansas Physicians Receive EHR Incentive Payments

CMS recently released monetary figures reflecting incentive payments paid to Arkansas physicians who have achieved meaningful use.  These physicians adopted, implemented, or upgraded to a certified EHR through new technology. The figures include payments made since 2011. Payments for meaningful use from Medicaid to 933 physicians was $16,719,507.  Medicare issued payments to 1755 physicians totaling $26,634,870.  The total amount paid to Arkansas physicians through this incentive was $43,354,377.  For more information about how to participate in the meaningful use program, click here.