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Are There Electronic Health Records Benefits Besides The EHR Incentive Program?

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The 2009 HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) mandates that Medicare and Medicaid health care providers adopt Electronic Health Records (EHR) technology. And the HITECH Act in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) has set up an EHR incentive program. Medicare and

Electronic Health Record Software: What’s The Best One For Your Practice?

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If you’re a Medicare or Medicaid Physician and eligible provider, you know you need electronic health record software. And the clock is ticking, especially for Medicare providers. The HITECH Act / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, which is part of the ARRA Stimulus Bill, has funded

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,

Can Physician Incentive Programs Save You From A Conrad Murray Verdict – Guilty?

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Physician incentive programs are designed to reward physicians for behaviors that will promote patient safety and quality in healthcare. In the case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, quality of care and patient safety were issues as well. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the ultimate breach of the patient

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