Friday, December 6, 2013

CMS: $17B in EHR Incentives

The federal government’s Medicare and Medicaid electronic medical record (EHR) incentive program has paid out almost $17 billion to date.

By the October, more than 430,000 eligible hospitals and professionals have achieved meaningful use, with 93 percent of eligible hospitals and 80 percent of eligible professionals registered for the program.

"93 percent of eligible hospitals and 80 percent of eligible professionals registered for the program." - Government Health IT
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Sources:
(a) CMS Has Paid Nearly $17B in EHR Meaningful Use Payments -www.iHealthBeat.org, 12/5/2013

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