More than $290 million has been paid to 1,016 eligible providers and hospitals under the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive programs in 2013 so far, according to the monthly update released by CMS.
October 24, 2012
The Office of Inspector General of HHS has asked hospitals to complete a survey aimed at "identifying fraud and abuse vulnerabilities in electronic health record systems," according to an AHA News Now report.
This article is written by Zubin Emsley, CEO, ChartLogic Inc.
June 25, 2012
A total of $662 million in incentives were paid for both the Physician Quality Reporting System and e-Prescribing Incentive Programs in 2010, which represents a 72 percent increase since 2009, according to a CMIO report.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has released guidance on recognizing meaningful use incentive payments as income, according to a Health Data Management report.
Total Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments have topped $653 million, according to a CMS August EHR monthly report.