CMS: Hardship Exception Applications Now Available

August 13, 2017

CMS: Hardship Exception Applications are Available for the EHR Incentive Program and Quality Payment Program

Medicare's Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application for the 2017 transaction year is now available on the Quality Payment Program website. See if you qualify by visiting the EHR Incentive Programs Website and downloading the instructions on how to apply for this EHR Incentive Programs hardship application.

In 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs to encourage Eligible Professionals (EPs), Eligible Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to adopt, implement, upgrade (AIU), and demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology (CEHRT). Visit to learn more about the Incentive Program including program requirements for specific years, registration and attestation information, payment adjustments & hardship exceptions, clinical quality measures (CQMs) and more.