37.85.1101    PURPOSE

(1) The rules in this chapter implement the Montana Medicaid Provider Incentive Program (MMPIP). The purpose of the program is to provide incentive payments to eligible health care and hospital providers to adopt, implement, or upgrade certified electronic health record (EHR) technology and demonstrate the meaningful use of such technology. This incentive program is designed to encourage eligible health care providers to improve health information technology capabilities and accelerate the use of EHRs in meaningful ways to help Montana improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient health care.

History: 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, 53-6-111, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 1374, Eff. 7/29/11.