March 19th, 2014

Important Information on Deadlines and Delays

Deadline for Eligible Providers to Apply for 2013 Extended. CMS has approved extending the deadline for providers to apply for 2013 incentive payments to April 30, 2014. This should enable many more providers and groups to receive incentive payments for the 2013 program year.

Applications for 2014 Meaningful Use Payments Delayed. The State Level Registry (SLR) will not be ready to accept meaningful use applications from providers on April 1 for the 2014 program year. It is anticipated that the SLR will not have this capability until June, 2014. Please check the SLR website ( for updates on this. This delay does not affect providers’ ability to apply for 2014 payments for adoption, implementation, or upgrade (AIU) of certified EHR technology.

Medi-Cal EHR Incentive Program