In addition to assisting interested providers with MU and PCMH programs and providing EHR system quality improvement (QI) support to practices, PCIP
also piloted a pay-for-performance (P4P) program--Health eHearts (eHearts)--with small practices between April 2009 and September 2011.
Department of Agriculture's National Finance Center, runs the PCIP
in 23 states and the District of Columbia.
More than three-quarters (78%) of the costs for enrollees in the federal PCIP
were for four conditions: cancer (27% of total); circulatory system conditions such as coronary artery disease (19%); rehabilitative care and aftercare, such as postsurgical care and certain forms of radiation and chemotherapy (18%); and degenerative joint diseases, such as osteoarthritis (14%).
The announcement came in a meeting on Wednesday in Juba between the vice president of South Sudan, Riek Machar, and a delegation of the California-based PCIP
led by its president and CEO, Jerrold D.
ERI will create a new name and logo for PCIP
's Arkansas program, as well as design advertising for online, print, radio and TV and oversee public relations, social media and website development for PCIP
changes lives, and in many cases, literally saves lives," HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said.
With Georgia's new PCIP
plan, there are three plans available for this 50-year-old, all with premiums starting between $400 and $539 a month.
In anticipation of this criticism, the regulation asserts that the PCIP
program is federally "created, funded, and administered" and that the "risk is borne by the Federal government"--all of which makes it akin to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), which operates under a similarly strict abortion restriction (that is, no FEHBP plans may include abortion coverage).
Murphy, March 4, 1992 (former PCIP
undersecretary); and Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, March 24, 1992 (then PCJP president).
New York City primary care physicians who have implemented EHRs in their practices and who are participating in the PCIP
have seen an average increase of 0.
To increase awareness for the program, HHS will offer payment for insurance brokers and agents for successfully connecting eligible enrollees with the PCIP
program, said Richard Popper, deputy director of insurance programs in the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight.
For specific information about the PCIP
in your state visit www.