Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program

This program was formerly called the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program.

Important Information for the 2021 PI Program Year     

Program Timelines

  • 2021 is the final year of the Medicaid MU/PI program
  • March 1, 2021 open for applications for the 2021 program year
  • Note the timeline dates below; major changes for the final program year.
  • We have no ability to make any changes as these dates are determined by CMS.

2021 Program Year 

Applications

Application Process

2020 MU/PI Wizard Application

Program Requirements

  • Stage Three is required for all applicants.
  • The 2015 Edition Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) is required for Stage Three.
  • Security Risk Assessment (SRA) reports should be submitted with the Medicaid Eligibility Worksheet if it’s been completed by October 1, 2021. Since the MU data submission period must be completed by October 30, 2021, you can submit the SRA once it is completed as many sites do an annual SRA in December.
  • A copy of the MU/PI data report from CEHRT must be submitted prior to payment.

CEHRT Resources

Security Risk Assessment

More Detail about Objectives 

The Objectives with Actions that Occur Outside of the MU Reporting Period (PDF) identifies objectives in Stage 3 that can occur before, during, or after the MU reporting period of 90 days.

Objective 3: Health Information Exchange

Objective 6, Measure 2: Secure Electronic Messaging

Objective 8, Public Health Reporting

Maine CDC Partnership in Public Health Reporting

Please email the Maine CDC for Public Reporting questions:

Additional Information

Questions?

E-mail us with questions at EhrHelpdesk.DHHS@maine.gov.