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E Prescribing: Will You Avoid Medicare E Prescribing Penalty Payment Adjustments?

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Medicare E Prescribing Alert! To Avoid the CMS Medicare E-Prescribing Penalty in 2013, you must act by October 15, 2012 E prescribing is a way to increase patient safety and reduce medical errors. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 100,000 Americans die each year from preventable medical errors in

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 You Beat the HITECH Act CMS Medicare Meaningful Use Deadline?

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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

Are You Meeting CMS Medicare Deadlines For HITECH Act EHR Incentive Program?

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You need to be aware of the CMS Medicare rules and regulations to qualify for the HITECH Act EHR Incentive Program. If you’re a hospital that didn’t have your EMR software installed by end of June, you can forget about the CMS Medicare incentive money for 2012. Unless you’ve been

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

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

Is the Michael Jackson Trial Relevant to Electronic Health Records?

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98,000 deaths occur in the United States each year from preventable medical errors! Michael Jackson, the superstar has been dead for 2 years. But the current big news is the trial of Dr. Conrad  Murray, Michael Jackson’s personal physician, who is on trial for involuntary manslaughter. I wrote an article

Health Care Providers Get CMS Incentive Payments: Are You Eligible?

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for health care providers wondering if they qualify for CMS incentive money… The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 also known as the Stimulus Bill. In it, Congress and President Barack Obama appropriated $19