10/17/12 | SOURCE: Government Health IT
As of September, about $7.7 billion has been paid through Meaningful Use incentive payments — about $1.4 billion for Medicare EPs, $1.2 billion to Medicaid EPs and about 4.8 billion to eligible hospitals.
09/25/12 | SOURCE: Health Data Management
The American Hospital Association has responded to a Sept. 24 letter that the Department of Health and Human Services and Attorney General sent to five hospital associations warning about the use of electronic health records to “game” the billing system and commit fraud.
08/23/12 | SOURCE: CMS
CMS released the final ruling for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Stage 2.
08/11/12 | SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal
In selecting Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has also made the fight over the future of Medicare a focal point of the election, raising opportunities and challenges for both parties, particularly in battleground states such as Florida.