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.
Eligibility

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

IMPORTANT:

  • Final Program Year 2021 now open. A new resource page for the final program year is now available through the provider portal – visit the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program Sunset Informational Page for additional information on Program Year 2021.
  • Attestation for Program Year 2020 is now closed.
 

Program Year 2021: Highlights

   
Portal Open Date MPIP portal open to accept Final Program Year 2021 attestations: April 1, 2021
Portal Close Date MPIP portal Program Year 2021 deadline: August 31, 2021
EHR Reporting Period Any continuous 90-day period between January 1, 2021 and August 30, 2021
Certified EHR Technology 2015 Edition
Meaningful Use Stage Stage 3
eCQM Reporting Period Any continuous 90-day period between January 1, 2021 and August 30, 2021
Total eCQMs Required for Reporting 6
Total number of CQMs Available 53

 

 

Program Year 2020: What's new for EPs?

   
Portal Open Date MPIP portal open to accept Program Year 2020 attestations on April 1, 2020
Portal Close Date MPIP portal Program Year 2020 deadline is February 28, 2021
EHR Reporting Period Any continuous 90-day period between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020
Certified EHR Technology 2015 Edition
Meaningful Use Stage Stage 3
eCQM Reporting Period Any continuous 90-day period within calendar year 2020
Total eCQMs Required for Reporting 6
Total number of CQMs Available 53

 

 

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 more information regarding the online MPIP attestation process, updated Program Year resource documents and answers to additional questions, please visit the MPIP Resources page.

For more information on Promoting Interoperability (PI) objectives and measures, please visit the CMS PI Pages for Medicaid 2020/2021 Program Requirements and Requirements for Previous Years.

 

Ready to attest?

Please visit the MPIP provider portal at https://www.ohiompip.com/OHIO/enroll/logon 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@medicaid.ohio.gov. MPIP Operations staff are available for assistance Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM EST.