Only a small percentage of providers attesting to Meaningful Use will be audited by the government, but the outcome could be harsh, since any single shortfall will be grounds for loss of the full incentive payment, according to attorney Brian Flood with Husch Blackwell in Austin, Texas, who spoke on a webinar conducted Sept. 26, by the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section.

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Source: Meaningful Use attestation audits: An all or nothing deal