Deadline for Filing for an eRx Exemption is November 1

Has your practice submitted the 25 electronic prescriptions required for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ePrescribing (eRx) incentive? If not, you have until November 1, 2011, to file for an exemption; please go to for more information. To file for the exemption, go to:

The exemptions can only be acquired by the eligible provider. Group practices selected for and participating in the GPRO I or II reporting wishing to submit an exemption request for the 2012 payment adjustment should submit a letter to:

 Significant Hardship Exemptions

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Office of Clinical Standards and Quality

Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group

7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop S3-02-10

Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

The letter must be postmarked no later than November 1, 2011.


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