Does a Federal Mandate Exist for Dental Practices Regarding Electronic Health Records?




There is currently no federal mandate regarding electronic health records in dentistry. Much of the confusion surrounding the rumors of a federal mandate stems from the EHR Incentive program run by Medicare and Medicaid. At this point Medicare will penalize practices that don’t have certified EHRs. But more relevant to dentistry some providers are eligible for up to $63,750 for using certified technology. To learn more myths and facts about EHR Mandates and incentives watch the brief interview below.