CMS Has extended the hardship exemption date to Nov. 8

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If you missed the November 1st exemption deadline, CMS has extended the deadline to declare hardship exemption to November 8th. Please read more to get the links to apply for the exemption.

CMS has mandated that physicians e-prescribe at least 10 prescriptions by June 30th, and at least 25 by the end of 2011. These prescriptions must be associated with eligible Evaluation and Management (E/M) services on Medicare participants - EM codes, not procedures.. The physician must also have the reporting code G8553 on the claim.

To apply for a hardship exemption visit the following web page
https://www.qualitynet.org/portal/server.pt/community/communications_sup...

You will need to have registered for meaningful use. If you have not registered or need your registration number visit:
https://ehrincentives.cms.gov/hitech/login.action