Test Your Meaningful Use IQ
What is the latest date that a physician can start demonstrating meaningful use and still qualify for the full $44,000 in incentives?
Anytime in 2011
January 1, 2012
October 1, 2012
If a physician applies for the incentives as a Medicare provider, on which of his patients does he/she have to report?
Medicare and Medicaid patients
All patients, regardless of payer
Of the 10 Menu Set Measures, providers must report on 5. If a physician qualifies for an exclusion on one of these measures, does he/she have to replace it with another?
No, the provider can meet 4 of the remaining 9 measures
Yes, the provider must still report on 5 measures
Which of the following is not true regarding the Medicaid incentives?
Total incentives possible = $63,750, and Year 1 incentive = $21,250
Providers must demonstrate meaningful use every year
There are no penalties (adjustments to Medicaid revenue) for failure to demonstrate meaningful use in 2015
One of the meaningful use requirements is to report on 6 Clinical Quality Measures. What does a physician do if not enough of the specified Clinical Quality Measures are relevant to his/her practice?
Physician can skip this requirement
Physician is not eligible for the EHR incentives
Physician reports the data exactly as generated by the certified EHR, even if the denominator is “0”.
When do physicians have to report according to the Stage 2 requirements?
After 2 years of reporting at Stage 1, but no earlier than 2014