THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES (DPHSS), ANNOUNCES THAT THE GUAM MEDICAID PROGRAM STATE MEDICAID HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN (SMHP) FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD (EHR) PROVIDER INCENTIVE PAYMENT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE CENTERS OF MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS).
The Director of the DPHSS, Mr. James W. Gillan, announces that the Guam Medicaid Program SMHP for EHR provider incentive payments has been approved by CMS on March 29, 2013.
Medicaid eligible providers may begin attesting April 1, 2012. To get started, Medicaid providers must first register with CMS. Below is the CMS EHR Incentive Program website:
The Bureau of Health Care Financing Administration (BHCFA) and the University of Hawaii will host an EHR Medicaid Provider Incentive Program Outreach on April 15, 2013. The venue and time will be announced at a later date.
A copy of the approved Guam Medicaid SMHP is available at the DPHSS, BHCFA office, 130 University Drive, Suite 5 University Castle Mall, Mangilao, Guam. For more information, please contact Ms. Janet Cruz at 735-7471 or Ms. Ma. Theresa Arcangel at 735-7282.