TITLE

More relief sought

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
65433740

 

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