Joseph Goedert, Health Data Management
Six more states launched their Medicaid electronic health records meaningful use programs during the first week of November. Arkansas, Delaware, Montana, New Jersey, New York and North Dakota were the latest to launch programs.
As of Nov. 7, 2011, 39 states are live on Medicaid meaningful use with 23 having made incentive payments. Several other states expect to go live by year-end.
States and territories with Medicaid meaningful use start dates either unknown or during 2012 include America Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, Puerto Rico and Virginia.
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