Medicare EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Professionals

Basic Information for Eligible Professionals Participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program:

  • The program started in 2011, and payments will continue through 2016.
  • The last year to begin participation and receive an incentive payment was 2014.
  • Eligible professionals who demonstrate Meaningful Use of certified EHR technology can receive up to $43,720 over 5 continuous years.
  • To qualify for incentive payments, eligible professionals must successfully demonstrate Meaningful Use for each year of participation in the program.
  • Beginning in 2015, eligible professionals who do not successfully demonstrate Meaningful Use will be subject to a payment adjustment.

Eligible professionals under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program:

  • Doctor of medicine or osteopathy
  • Doctor of dental surgery or dental medicine
  • Doctor of podiatry
  • Doctor of optometry
  • Chiropractor

Additional Resources

Questions on the EHR Incentive Programs?

Medicaid - Contact the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Coordinator at or 720-285-3232.

Medicare - Call the CMS EHR Information Center at 888.734.6433 for assistance.