The incentive program, formed under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) has funded 89% of hospitals and 65% of physicians.
"To date, 4,477 hospitals of 5,011 total eligible ones have received more than $13.8 billion in payments under the Medicare or Medicaid programs, or both."The growing use of EHRs has also made identity theft of patients' personal and medical information easier. Healthcare organizations can proactively detect identity theft by utilizing low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Download a white paper on patient privacy breach detection. Learn how to proactively identify unauthorized breaches of patient data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - www.cms.gov, 03/07/2014