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.
HHS has launched a second year of a friendly competition between the states and U.S. territories to give them incentives to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology among their citizens and organizations.
Doctors who hold part ownership in medical device companies, beware: people in HHS’ inspector general’s office are watching you. And they don’t like what they see.