Will Medicaid take full advantage of HITECH funding--or not?

March 2010
State Health Watch;Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p1
The article discusses whether Medicaid will progress through the funds from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in the U.S. According to Patricia MacTaggart, a lead research scientist, the funding provides opportunities and huge financial and human resource demands on state Medicaid programs. The biggest challenge involving health information technology (HIT) according to Doctor Rhonda M. Medows, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is cited.


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