Welcome to the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program Sunset Informational Page
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As the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program comes to a close in 2021, this page provides information about changes to your final Meaningful Use (MU) attestation and key dates to remember in 2021.
Changes to MU/PI Attestation
Due to a shortened timeframe for accepting attestations for Program Year (PY) 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) changed Objective 1 - Protect Patient Electronic Health Information - to allow an EP to submit an attestation prior to conducting their annual security risk assessment (SRA). To qualify for an incentive payment, an EP must still conduct an SRA during calendar year 2021 and provide the required documentation, even if it is completed after the EP attests to the state. An EP who has not completed a SRA by the time they attest will be required to attest that they will complete one by December 31, 2021, and are required to update their attestation with the SRA supporting documentation by January 31, 2022.
If you choose to attest prior to conducting a security risk assessment:
You will be required to confirm that you will complete the SRA by December 31, 2021.
Your payment will be held until you have updated your attestation with the SRA completion date and uploaded acceptable supporting documentation.
To receive your 2021 payment, you can return to the EHR Incentive/PI Program portal (MI360) and update and resubmit the attestation at any time after conducting the SRA, prior to the January 31, 2022, SRA submission deadline.
The MI360 Enrollment Home page will contain the instructions for updating and resubmitting your attestation with the required SRA documentation.
2021 Document Requirements
The supporting documentation requirements for EPs in 2021 can be found by clicking on the PDF icon below.
Download 2021 Document Requirements PDF
Key Dates in 2021
The following dates are important to remember:
April 1, 2021
Enrollment year open for 2021
August 31, 2021
PY 2021 state attestation deadline
December 31, 2021
Deadline for SRA Date Update and Document Upload (
attestations submitted by 08/31/2021
January 31, 2022
Deadline to appeal a denied or delayed payment
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