December 16, 2013
Medicare Incentive Payment Recoupments: Before we get to our Benefits and Discounts - a question was received from a valued client as to whether incentive EHR payments could potentially be recouped by Medicare. The answer is yes: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/Downloads/EHR_Audit_Overview_FactSheet.pdf
"If the provider is found to be ineligible for an EHR incentive payment, the payment will be recouped."
For more information, visit Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information. I also invite comment from any experts on the listserv who may wish to provide further insight into the process.