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Daly, Rich
September 2011
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p8
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The article discusses the final rules issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that change the Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program in the U.S. It says that the rules create penalties and financial incentives to encourage digital prescriptions from healthcare providers in Medicare. According to the author, the changes come in response to complaints from providers that the program punishes clinicians who are logistically not able to participate.


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