ICUcare LLC is the first Telemedicine Solution Provider to have achieved certification for Meaningful Use in connection with: Medicare EHR Incentive Program; Medicaid EHR Incentive Program; Physicians Quality Reporting Program (PQRS)
(PRWEB) March 27, 2013
The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program provides incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) that successfully demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology (CEHRT). Eligible Professionals who purchase and demonstrate meaningful use of Certified EHR technology under the Medicare Program can receive up to $39,000. Eligible Professionals who purchase and demonstrate meaningful use of Certified EHR technology under the Medicaid Program can receive $63,750.
Additionally, individual eligible professionals who meet the criteria for satisfactory submission of Physician Quality Reporting quality measures data through use of Certified EHR technology as per CMS guidelines will qualify to earn a Physician Quality Reporting incentive payment equal to 0.5% of their total estimated Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) allowed charges for covered professional services furnished during that same reporting period.
Lastly, the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program authorized under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA), provides incentives for eligible professionals who demonstrate meaningful use of either a Qualified eRx System or Certified EHR technology in electronic prescribing an incentive equal to 0.5% of total allowed charges for professional services covered by the Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule during 2013.
About ICUcare LLC
ICUcare LLC was founded by Robert E. Higgs in August of 2008. The company is dedicated to developing and deploying technologically advanced solutions in the form of Patient-Centered Medical Technologies. These technologies encompass a wide range of solutions to include both hardware and software. ICUcare has developed and deployed the world’s most comprehensive Global eHealth Platform. This platform consists of a several integrated solutions that enable two-way communications involving medical data, imaging and video/audio consultation.
“Our mission is to improve the quality of health care that patients receive by leveraging technologies such as Telemedicine, Telehealth and Electronic Health Records (EHR) in such a way as to break down the barriers of economic, social and geography restrictions that too often establish and limit the choices that patients have in seeking quality health care. ICUcare LLC is dedicated to the development and advancement of informatics and communication technologies as a means from which to achieve our objectives and fulfill our mission”. Visit http://www.icucare.com for more information.
About the Product
eDoc® Telemedicine/EHR represents a total “integrated” eHealth Solution consisting of a robust encounter-based EHR with a complete suite of practice management features. Additionally, the total eHealth solution includes: My eMHR Patient Portal; eDoc® Physician Portal; Telemedicine -Telehealth Store/Forward and live HD Video Conferencing. Security and integrity of all data has been certified to all applicable certification standards.
This uniquely designed integrated eHealth Solution is patient-centered and yet, physician friendly, in that it provides the ability to work from anywhere with patients from everywhere thus expanding the reach of your basic brick and motor facility. Connect with patients; consult with physicians from anywhere 24/7. Your patients benefit from use of the My eMHR Patient Portal in that it’s capable of being populated with medical data from disparate systems. The eDoc® Telemedicine/EHR, the world’s first “Total” eHealth Solution.
About ONC Certification
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.
- This Complete EHR/EHR Module is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. eDoc® Telemedicine/EHR was certified on March 27, 2013.