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Providers under the Arizona Medicaid program are eligible to participate in the Arizona EHR Incentive Program if they meet the EHR Incentive Program requirements.

Medicaid EPs include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse - Midwife
  • Dentists
  • Physicians Assistants who practice in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or Rural Health Clinic (RHC) that is led by the Physician Assistant

To assist you with registering, AHCCCS has prepared a Toolkit for Eligible Professionals. The toolkit contains:

January 23, 2017
EHR Process Diagram is designed to be a quick visual reference to the CMS Registration and the State Medicaid Registration and Attestation process. Providers will initiate their registration at the Federal portal and then navigate to the State portal to participate in the Arizona Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

January 19, 2014
Registration Reference Guide for Eligible Professionals a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program with detailed information and criteria for each component needed to complete registration.

November 6, 2018
Attestation Reference Guide for Eligible Professionals a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program with detailed information and criteria for each component needed to complete attestation.

January 23, 2017
EHR Eligibility Worksheet eligibility spreadsheets with detailed information for each data component needed to determine the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program eligibility for attestation.

January 23, 2017
Report Layout for Medicaid Patient Volume providers must upload the detail Patient Volume Report that supports their attestation into ePIP. Click the link to review the criteria and recommended report layout for Medicaid Patient Volume.

January 23, 2017
Report Layout for Needy Patient Volume providers must upload the detail Patient Volume Report that supports their attestation into ePIP. Click the link to review the criteria and recommended report layout for Needy Patient Volume.

January 23, 2017
Patient Volume Report Sample

August 6, 2020 
PI Practice Request Form
 is used when Eligible Professionals (EPs) in a Group Practice or Clinic would like to attest using the Practice’s data to qualify for the EHR Incentive Program’s patient volume criteria. The Aggregate Patient Volume Methodology uses the Practice’s patient encounters for the entire Practice (multiple providers) but can only be used as a proxy for all EPs in the Practice if all the Mandatory Federal and State Specific Rules are met.

April - May 2019
The document retention & tip sheet for Eligible Professionals participating in the Promoting Interoperability Program highlights include information about attestation documentation retention, secure transmission of patient health Information (PHI), patient volume, Modified Stage 2 Meaningful Use, Stage 3 Meaningful Use, other eligibility requirements and informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program documentation requirements.

December 5, 2019
The Medicaid Security Risk Analysis presentation and tip sheets for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program. Highlights includes SRA requirements, timing in conjunction of PI reporting period, report documentation essentials, risk reporting, corrective action plan description recommendations, audit information and findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the security risk analysis requirements.

January 9, 2020
The Medicaid Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about eCQM requirements, selection of PI reporting period, adult & child core measure set, outcome, & high priority measures, system CEHRT Edition requirements for Stage 3, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the eCQM requirements.

February 27, 2020
The Medicaid Patient Electronic Access (PEA) presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about the meaningful use Objective 5 requirements, changes from the prior year, patient health information accessibility via an Application Programming Interface (API), CMS API flexibility, API CEHRT issues, handling of Opt out patients, exclusions, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the Patient Electronic Access requirements.

March 12, 2020
The Medicaid Stage 3 Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about Stage 3 objectives and electronic clinical quality measures, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the Stage3 requirements.

April – May 2020 Public Health
The Medicaid Stage 3 Public Health & Clinical Data Registry Reporting (PH/CDR) Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about Objective 8 PH/CDR, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

Part 1 ADHS April 30, 2020

Part 2 AHCCCS May 7, 2020

May 2020 Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement
The Medicaid Stage 3 Coordination of Care (COC) through Patient Engagement Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about Stage 3 Objective 6 COC, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

June 2020 Electronic Prescribing
The Medicaid Stage 3 Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about the Objective 2 eRx, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

June 2020 Clinical Decision Support
The Medicaid Stage 3 Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about the Objective 3 CDS, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

June 2020 Computerized Provider Order Entry
The Medicaid Stage 3 Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) Meaningful Use Requirements presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about the Objective 4 CPOE, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

June 2020 AHCCCS Health Information Exchange
The AHCCCS Health Information Exchange presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2019 highlights information about Objective 7 HIF, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

July 23, 2020 Protect Patient Health Information (Security Risk Analysis) for Program Year 2020
The Medicaid Stage 3 Protect Patient Health Information (PHI) Meaningful Use presentation and tip sheets for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2020 highlights information about the Objective 1 PHI Security Risk Analysis (SRA) requirements, timing in conjunction with the PI reporting period, report documentation essentials, risk reporting, corrective action plan description recommendations, audit information & findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of these requirements.

July 30, 2020 Patient Electronic Access for Program Year 2020
The Medicaid Stage 3 Patient Electronic Access (PEA) presentation and FAQs for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program for Program Year 2020 highlights information about the meaningful use Objective 5 requirements, changes from the prior year, patient health information accessibility via an Application Programming Interface (API), API CEHRT issues, handling of Opt out patients, exclusions, documentation, audit findings, resources and other informative items to help you gain a better understanding of the Patient Electronic Access requirements.

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