Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program

Docket ID: CMS-2011-0108
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This rule modifies the 2011 electronic prescribing (eRx) quality measure (that is, the eRx quality measure used for reporting periods in calendar year (CY) 2011) and provides additional significant hardship exemption categories for eligible professionals and group practices to request an exemption during 2011 for the 2012 eRx payment adjustment due to a significant hardship.
RIN: 0938-AR00
Impacts and Effects: Energy, Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 414
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: MIPPA, sec132
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/01/201176 FR 31547
NPRM Comment Period End07/25/2011
Final Action09/06/201176 FR 54953
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 25, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/01/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0108-0002
Comment Period Closed
Jun 02, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/26/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0108-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/06/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0108-0263

Supporting Documents

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Agency Contact
Aucha Prachanronarong
Health Insurance Specialist
Mailstop S3-02-01 7500 Security Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21244
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