How to Register & Attest

According to the federal rules of the EHR Provider Incentive Payment Program, the opportunity to register for participation in the EHR Incentive Program ends December 31, 2016 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time. After that date if you are not enrolled in this program, you will not be eligible to earn the incentive for having and using certified Electronic Health Records technology (CEHRT). Information on this web site will assist you in all phases of the program. Or you contact us through the “Resources” link on the left.

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Who is eligible to participate in the TennCare Medicaid EHR Provider Incentive Program (PIPP)?

These Medicaid professionals (EPs) are eligible to participate to in the PIPP (see 42 CFR § 495.304(b)).

  • Physicians (both Medical and Osteopathic)
  • Dentists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Physician’s Assistants (PAs) when the PA works in an FQHC led by a PA, or in an RHC so led by a PA.

These Medicaid hospitals (EHs) are eligible to participate in the PIPP (42 CFR § 495.304(a)).

  • An Acute Care Hospital (where the average length of stay is less than 25 days)
  • A Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • A Children’s Hospital

Keep in mind that registration and attestation is for EACH provider separately. While the EHR incentive payment can be directed to a group practice or clinic, each provider must separately register and attest.

Additional information about registration and attestation can be found by following the links on the left side of this page. ​