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Here is a little scam to cheat physicians out of the pittance that they can charge for providing medical records. Don’t allow a lawyer’s letter to intimidate you into jumping to action. A lawyer sends a letter requesting medical records. Not unusual. He includes a HIPPA compliant release form – good, this guy apparently knows […]

Can an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system help you increase your practice revenues? It has somewhat become a long debate amidst a recovering economy where insurance companies continue to squeeze reimbursements. But is your EHR system really able to help you increase revenues, decrease costs, improve patient care or any combination of these three variables […]

For the first time, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS has revoked certifications for two electronic health-record systems, raising troubling questions about how physicians and hospitals should react if…

The CMS and HHS’ inspector general’s office have issued a pair of complementary proposed rules to extend 2006 waivers that relaxed federal Stark and anti-kickback laws to promote the use of electronic health-record systems.

As the Oct. 1 start date nears for meeting Stage 2 of the meaningful-use criteria for hospitals in the federal electronic health-record incentive program, the CMS has posted a one-page tip sheet for providers on the reporting of clinical quality…

Four developers of electronic health-records system are in a tight battle to become the most popular developer of complete, inpatient EHR systems that hospitals use to achieve meaningful use and receive Medicare EHR incentive payments, an analysis…

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