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The Arizona EHR Incentive Program is accepting attestations for Program Year 2014
(Stage 1, Stage 2 and Flexibility Rules). AHCCCS has been granted the authority to extend the Program Year 2014
attestation tail period throughAugust 31, 2015 for Eligible Professionals.
Please refer to the Flexibility Rule Tab for Educational Resources
If you have questions or concerns please feel free to contact the EHR Incentive Program Staff
The Arizona Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program will provide incentive
payments to eligible professionals and eligible hospitals as they demonstrate adoption, implementation,
upgrading, or meaningful use of certified EHR technology. This incentive program is designed to support
providers in this period of Health IT transition and instill the use of EHRs in meaningful ways to help
our nation to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient health care.
The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Administration (AHCCCS) is responsible for the
implementation of Arizona’s Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.
AHCCCS issues Form 1099 to payees (monetary recipients) of EHR Incentive payments. If an Eligible Provider
(EP) is reassigning a payment to his/her practice, the EP is personally required to attest that he/she is
aware of the payment reassignment and that the reassignment falls within the guidelines issued by the IRS.
For more information, please visit our EHR News and Updates page.
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Information on Eligible Professionals
Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Dentists & Physician Assistant who furnishes services in
a Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinic that is led by a Physician Assistant.
Information on Eligible Hospitals
Acute Care Hospitals encompasses General Short-Term Hospitals, Cancer Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals.
Children’s Hospitals are a separately certified children’s hospital, either freestanding or hospital-within hospital
that predominantly treats individuals under 21 years of age.