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Incentive Payments

  • When will EHR incentive payments to eligible professionals and eligible hospitals begin?
  • What is the maximum Medicaid EHR incentive a qualified dentist may receive?
  • What is the maximum Medicare EHR incentive an eligible Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Dental Medicine (DMD) may receive?
  • Which incentive program is best for me: Medicare or Medicaid?
  • May I request additional funds if my EHR system costs much more than the incentive?
  • Is the funding available up front to help an eligible Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) purchase an EHR system, or will he or she receive incentive payments only after implementation?
  • What types of Medicaid incentives are available to Doctors of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctors of Dental Medicine (DMD)?
  • What are the differences between the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs?
  • Are incentives subject to income taxes?