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Eligible providers or Eligible Professionals, EPs, include:

  • Physicians,
  • Nurse Practitioners,
  • and Dentists.

Physician Assistants (PA) who provide services in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or rural health clinic (RHC) that is led by a PA are also considered to be Eligible Professionals. Other eligibility criteria include Medicaid, or in some cases needy individual patient, volume thresholds, and meeting meaningful use or adoption of certified EHR technology.


Am I Eligible? CMS Eligibility Wizard

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2011). [Graph illustration Flow Chart to Help EP Determine Eligibility for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, September 2010]. Retrieved from


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