FCA Attention Turns To Electronic Health Records

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 11:58 AM EST) -- Touting the potential patient benefits of health care providers using electronic health records (EHR) systems in place of paper, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is committing significant resources toward encouraging the use of EHR systems. One of the primary initiatives is the “meaningful use” program, through which CMS offers incentive payments to health care providers who demonstrate and attest to using EHR systems that have certain qualities and satisfy specific objectives. The flow of funds has become a torrent: as of September 2017, over half...
To view the full article, register now.