Archived Announcements and Emails


Archived VT Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Emails

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October 22, 2018 (PDF, 110 KB)

  • PIP/EHRIP
  • PY2017 Payments Nearing Completion
  • PY2018 Highlights
  • PY2018 Spec Sheets Updates Available
  • Required Documentation
  • The Medicaid PIP/EHRIP Ends in 2021
  • Providers Concluding the VT Medicaid PIP/EHRIP: What's Next?

April 5, 2018 (PDF, 140KB)

  • Extended Grace Period
  • Important Update to PY2018 Requirements

February 9, 2018 (PDF, 150 KB)

  • CMS Payment Adjustment Reconsideration Deadline Extended
  • Start Your PY2017 Applications
  • Updated FAQs

February 2, 2018 (PDF, 450 KB)

  • Your Frequently Asked Questions!

January 12, 2018 (PDF, 425 KB)

  • MAPIR Navigation Tip: The R&A Vericiation Screen
  • Program Year 2018 Is Underway

January 5, 2018 (PDF, 325 KB)

  • MAPIR is Ready to Accept PY2017 Applications
  • Important: Provider Medicaid Active Status
  • MAPIR User Guides
  • Problems Logging into MAPIR?

December 15, 2017 (PDF, 230 KB)

  • Providers new to your organization may be eligible to participate in the EHRIP
  • Reminder: Assistance for Patient Volume calculation and documentation

December 8, 2017 (PDF, 407 KB)

  • Preparing to Attest for Program Year 2017
  • Questions about Program Year 2017 Requirements? Ask the EHRIP Team!
  • Objectives That Allow Action to Occur Outside of the 90-Day EHR Reporting Period
  • Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

September 27, 2017 (PDF, 315 KB)

  • Latest Possible Start Date for PY2017 Reporting Period is 10/3/17
  • Do You Need to Report to MIPS?

August 25, 2017 (PDF, 385 KB)

  • New Rule from CMS Includes Changes for PY2017 EHRIP Requirements
  • When to Attest for PY2017
  • New Changes and "Old" Changes
  • Need Help Understanding the Impact of py2017 Changes?

June 29, 2017 (PDF, 370 KB)

  • Deadline for Hardship Exemption for Providers Not Meeting MU in 2016
  • Public Health Objective Documentation Updates
  • Updates to the VT Medicaid EHRIP Audit Tipsheet
  • Reminder: Lapsed Medicaid Enrollment Cancels MAPIR Applications
  • The Blueprint Vermont Clinical Registry is a Specialized Registry
  • Meaningful Use Stage 3
  • Meeting MU in PY2017 by 10/1/17 to Avoid CY2018 Medicare Payment Adjustments

June 9, 2017  (PDF, 360 KB)

  • Program Year 2017 Guidance

March 24, 2017

  • One Week Left to Complete Registrations and Apply for Program Year 2016

March 10, 2017

  • Attest for First-Time Participants
  • Important Dates
  • PY2016 Application Help
  • Documentation Requirements
  • MU and CQM Reporting Dates

February 28, 2017

  • VT Medicaid EHRIP Important Dates
  • Reminder: Deadline to Submit VT Medicaid EHRIP PY2016 Applications is 3/31/17
  • Reminder: Alternate Method to Attest and Avoid Medicare Payment Adjustments by March 13th, 2017
  • Reminder: Documentation Requirements for PY2016
  • Reminder: MU and CQM Reporting Periods

January 24, 2017

  • VT Medicaid EHRIP Important Dates
  • MU and CQM Reporting Periods
  • Deadline to Submit PY2016 Applications is 3/31/17
  • Required Documentation
  • Alternate Method to Attest and Avoid Medicare Payment Adjustments

January 12, 2017

  • All PY2016 Applications May Proceed: Deadline is 3/31/17
  • Required Documentation
  • Alternate Method to Attest and Avoid Medicare Payment Adjustments
  • Program Year 2017 is Underway

December 29, 2016

  • When You Can Attest for Program Year 2016

December 22, 2016

  • 2017 CQM Reporting Period
  • MAPIR Will Not Be Available to Start New Applications 1/1/17 - 1/11/17

December 9, 2016

  • VT Medicaid EHRIP Progress
  • PY2016 Updates to the Alternate Method to Attest and Avoid Payment Adjustments
  • 2016 Medicaid EHRIP Enrollment Campaign

December 2, 2016

  • CMS Releases PY2017 Specification Sheets
  • Updates to the Vermont Medicaid EHRIP Audit Tip Sheet

November 30, 2016

  • When to Apply for PY2016
  • REMINDER: 2016 is the Last Year to Begin the Medicaid EHRIP
  • New Quality Program Initiatives: MACRA/MIPS
  • Changes to Specific EHRIP Objectives for PY2016

November 4, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

  • 90-Day EHR Reporting Period Finalized for PY2016 and PY2017
  • Security Risk Analysis Myths and Facts
  • CMS Resources: PY2016 Requirements

October 20, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

  • MACRA/MIPS Rule Finalized
  • Program Year 2016 Participation Deadlines
  • CMS Public Health Registry Repository
  • New Contact Email for the Vermont Medicaid EHRIP Team

July 15, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

  • Deadline to Attest for Program Year 2015 is Monday, July 18, 2016

July 8, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

  • Ten Days Left to Submit a VT Medicaid EHRIP PY2015 Application: Deadline is 7/18/16
  • CMS Proposes 90-Day EHR Reporting Period for Program Year 2016

June 20, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

  • Deadlines: CMS Hardhsip Exceptions due 7/1/16; PY2015 Applications due in MAPIR  7/18/16
  • EHRIP Payments to Active Medicaid Providers Only
  • PY2015 Documentation Requirements
  • MAPIR Applications: Common Issues and Errors
    • Cannot Find Provider in MAPIR Dropdown List
    • History of Program or Stage Switch Requires Manual MU Stage Set
    • 'Registration in Progress' Message
    • Why won't MAPIR let me leave this screen?

May 26, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

May 20, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

May 13, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

April 12, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

March 25, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

March 7, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

February 29, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

February 23, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

February 16, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

February 2, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates

January 19, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 560 KB)

January 10, 2016 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 455 KB)

December 18, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 420 KB)

December 7, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 332 KB)

November 24, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 360 KB)

November 13, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 430 KB)

November 6, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 406 KB)

October 16, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 420 KB)

October 9, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 245 KB)

October 7, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 310 KB)

September 25, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 442 KB)

September 14, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 64 KB)

August 21, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 294 KB)

April 20, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 95 KB)

March 31, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 510 KB)

February 25, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 95 KB)

January 23, 2015 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 425 KB)

December 17, 2014 EHRIP Lastest Updates (PDF, 95 KB)

December 4, 2014 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 72 KB)

October 22, 2014 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 1.4 MB)

October 13, 2014 EHR Incentive Program SPECIAL UPDATE (PDF, 77 KB)

September 16, 2014 CMS and the VT EHRIP Team observe National HIT Week! (PDF, 82 KB)

September 12, 2014 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 77 KB)

August 30, 2014 EHRIP Latest Updates (PDF, 71 KB)

June 26, 2014 EHR Incentive Program Deadlines! (PDF, 65 KB)

May 30, 2014 Farewell, Tim! (PDF, 50 KB)

May 22, 2014 Program Year 2014 Proposed Rule Changes (PDF, 60 KB)

May 2, 2014 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 70 KB)

April 7, 2014 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 65 KB)

March 3, 2014 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 75 KB)

February 10, 2014 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 70 KB)

January 2, 2014 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 80 KB)

December 18, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 55 KB)

November 7, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 69 KB)

October 8, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 55 KB)

September 3, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 64 KB)

August 19, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 58 KB)

March 14, 2013 Provider and Preparer Email (PDF, 64 KB)


For questions, contact the Vermont PIP/EHRIP Team at ahs.dvhaEHRIP@vermont.gov

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