"When we launched in April, we had a trickle, and that trickle is turning into a faucet opening up a little more. If this trend holds, we’ll have the faucet fully going,." - Robert Anthony, CMS’ Office of e-Health Standards and Services.CMS issued a total of $264 million in payments in August, twice as much as paid out in July, and $652 million for the year to date.
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(a) EHR incentive program ramps up to 90,000 providers - Government Health IT, September 15, 2011