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Can Abortion Be Limited By Regulating Medical Practice?

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Healthcare providers are already burdened with compliance to rules, regulations and legislation. Doctors, especially in the small / solo medical practice, are struggling to comply and stay afloat financially. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) has been around for a while. The Health Information Technology for Economic

E Prescribing: Do You Qualify For Medicare E Prescribing Incentive Money?

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Medicare Physicians Alert! Don’t Miss Out On Your Medicare E Prescribing Incentive Money Were you successful in getting the 1% Medicare e Prescribing incentive money for 2011? Or were you one of the health care providers who are getting hit with the 1% e prescribing penalty because you didn’t e

Will HITECH Act EMR Software Requirements Be Affected By 2012 Election?

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I was recently asked if the HITECH Act EHR incentive program will be effected by the 2012 election. Well the move to electronic medical records was mandated by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act of 2009 as part of the Stimulus Bill. President George

Should Health Care Providers Get EHR Software in 2011?

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Should Health Care Providers Get EHR Software in 2011? Electronic health record / EHR software is mandated by the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act). The HITECH Act includes an EHR incentive program as well. To avoid forfeiting part of the HITECH Act incentive money,

How Can Medicare Physicians Get MIPPA e-Prescribing Incentive Payments?

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e-Prescibing Alert for physicians who participate in medicare If you did not do e-Prescribing by June 30, 2011, read article ‘MIPPA e-Prescribing Incentive Program: How to Avoid Medicare 2011 eRx Penalty?’ You only have until November 1, 2011 to apply for the Medicare eRx penalty exemption! The government gives and

MIPPA e-Prescribing Incentive Program: How to Avoid Medicare 2011 eRx Penalty?

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Medicare Physicians Alert! To Avoid the Medicare e-Prescribing Penalty in 2012, you must act by November 1, 2011   There’s something called Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA). Those unaware of the term MIPPA, refer to this electronic prescription program as the Medicare eRx incentive program

How To Get From EHR Software to 100% Electronic Medical Records?

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The move is on to adopt EHR software by hospitals and private practice physicians. And once implemented, Medicare and Medicaid health care providers must demonstrate meaningful use of their EHR software. EHR, of course, stands for electronic health record. So EHR software refers to electronic health record software or an

EHR Software: What’s The Best Meaningful Use EHR Software?

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The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act mandates that you have to adopt electronic health records. So now your challenge is how to select a good electronic health record (EHR) system. In fact, you’d like to select the best EHR software for your practice… To get

What Are The Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record Deadlines?

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What Are the Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record Deadlines? Under the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act), eligible health care providers can receive incentive payments for electronic health record adoption and meaningful use. Only health care providers who accept Medicare or Medicaid are eligible for

HITECH Act Mandates Electronic Health Records: Can Regional Extension Centers Help?

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HITECH Act, plus more on Regional Extension Centers… For Medicare or Medicaid doctors and health care providers, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act mandates that you adopt electronic health record technology by 2014. Many health care providers are scrambling to comply with HITECH Act