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Information for Providers

Regional Extension Centers (REC)

The purpose of the Regional Extension Center is to furnish assistance, defined as education, outreach and technical assistance to, to help providers in their geographic service areas select, successfully implement and meaningfully use certified EHR technology to improve the quality and value of health care.  The Regional Extension Centers are going to give priority to providers who are primary care providers (physicians and/or other health care professionals with prescriptive privileges) who are in the following settings:

  • Individual and small group practices (ten or fewer professionals with prescriptive privileges) primarily focused on primary care
  • Public and critical access hospitals
  • Community Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics
  • Other settings that predominantly serve uninsured, underinsured and medically underserved populations.