Is Health Care Legislation The Only Reason For Electronic Medical Records? The health care legislation currently in the news is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare“. This health care reform act has an individual health care insurance mandate and
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If you need to comply with the HITECH Act, time is running out!!! [ujicountdown id=”Medicare Meaningful Use” expire=”2012/10/03 00:00″ hide = “true”] The HITECH Act has an EHR Incentive Program which is linked to Meaningful Use CMS criteria. If you’re new to this blog, you may not be clear on
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
If you’re a Medicaid or Medicare doctor or health care provider, you need to adopt and use electronic health record (EHR) software by 2014. This EHR mandate began with President George W. Bush. The Obama administration added stimulus money to assist with and offset the cost of electronic health record
What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act? The Symptoms: Health care costs are spiraling out of control in the United States. Without a corresponding increase in quality of medical care. The Plan: The HITECH Act is the current remedy for the ailing American medical and health care industry.