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(ˈpeɪkəs; Spanish ˈpekɔs)
(Placename) a river in the southwestern US, rising in N central New Mexico and flowing southeast to the Rio Grande. Length: about 1180 km (735 miles)


(ˈpeɪ kəs, -koʊs)

a river flowing SE from N New Mexico through W Texas to the Rio Grande. 735 mi. (1183 km) long.
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Noun1.Pecos - a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western TexasPecos - a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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In the rule, CMS proposed to re-name the federal EHR Incentive Program, or meaningful use, choosing to now call the program "Promoting Interoperability." But just how far the federal agency will go beyond "promotion" is what's particularly fascinating.
The federal EHR Incentive Program --a program most doctors love to hate--is getting a new name to better reflect a focus on interoperability and improved patient access to their health care data, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
The proposed rule notes that the name EHR Incentive Program "does not adequately reflect the current status of the programs, as the incentive payments under Medicare generally have ended."
We linked hospitals with their performance data on the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP) program from CMS's Hospital Compare database; organizational characteristics from CMS's Provider of Services file; number of Medicare, Medicaid, and total discharges generated by CMS's Healthcare Cost Report Information System; EHR incentive payments from CMS's Eligible Hospital Recipients of Medicare EHR Incentive Program Payments public files; and supplemental security income (SSI) ratios downloaded from websites maintained by the CMS, which capture the percent of low-income beneficiaries served by a hospital.
PQRS, VM, and the Medicare EHR Incentive Program or MU have each played an important role in the beginning stages of quality measurement and reporting for Medicare.
If you are using a product from the CMS EHR Incentive Program, ONC encourages you to reach out to that program to confirm whether it is still eligible or to seek a hardship exemption.
AMT's comments further noted that MACRA does not change the existing EHR incentive program under Medicaid.
In summary, the government's EHR Incentive Program for some physicians was nothing more than a giant bear trap with a wad of cash in the middle for bait.
To assess this possibility, electronic CQM data that were submitted to the Medicare EHR Incentive Program were analyzed to assess provider progress toward achieving blood pressure control among their patients with hypertension.
The CMS EHR incentive program enables eligible providers to receive up to $44,000 in incentives for 5 years in the Medicare program and up to $63,750 in the Medicaid program.