Medicaid Provider Incentive Program

MPIP, Ohio’s Medicaid Provider Incentive Program, was launched in June 2011. MPIP provides incentive payments to eligible professionals and eligible hospitals that adopt, implement or upgrade (AIU)to certified electronic health record (EHR) technology and use it in a meaningful manner.

The goals and benefits of certified EHR technology are to:

  • Improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare
  • Reduce health disparities
  • Engage patients and families to take an active role in their healthcare
  • Enhance care coordination
  • Improve population and public health
  • Maintain privacy and security.

Eligible professionals and eligible hospitals with an active Ohio Medicaid Provider Agreement may be eligible to participate in MPIP. Eligible professionals include Physicians, Optometrists, Dentists, Certified Nurse-Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (PA) (practicing in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or a Rural Health Center (RHC) that is so ledby a PA). Eligible hospitals include Acute Care Hospitals (including Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and Cancer Hospitals) and Children’s Hospitals.

For additional information click on the eligible professionals or eligible hospitals link below:

Program Announcements and Updates

Program Year 2019: What's new for EPs?

EHR Reporting Period Minimum of any continuous 90-day period between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019
Certified EHR Technology 2015 Edition
Meaningful Use Stage Stage 3
eCQM Reporting Period Full Calendar Year (2019)

Exception: Any continuous 90-day period in calendar year 2019 for EPs attesting to meaningful use for the first time
Total eCQMs Required for Reporting 6
Total number of CQMs Available 53
DEADLINE EXTENSION All attestations must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on MAY 30, 2020


For information regarding the online MPIP attestation process and to find answers to additional questions, please refer to the MPIP Resources page. The following documents are updated for Program Year 2019 and can be found on the MPIP Resources page: MPIP Supporting Documentation and EP MU Checklist for 2019.

For more information on PI objectives and measures, please visit the 2019 CMS Promoting Interoperability Page


Ready to attest?

Please visit the MPIP provider portal at to begin and submit your attestation. Early submission is highly encouraged to allow for modifications and/or attestation support requests.

If you have any additional questions you may speak to an MPIP representative by calling 1-877-537-6747. You may also email your questions to MPIP Operations staff are available for assistance Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4 PM EST.