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Will Electronic Medical Records Kill Medicare Physicians Practices?

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Medicaid and Medicare physicians, hospitals and health care providers are required to implement electronic medical records But what happens if 2015 comes and you don’t have Electronic Medical Records? The government has penalties starting in 2015 for Medicare health care providers who fail to implement electronic medical record (EMR) /

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

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