Monday, March 14, 2011

Are you eligible? Study: Many Physicians Eligible for Incentives but Lack EHR

"Many physicians are eligible for federal incentive payments for the meaningful use of electronic health records but lack a basic EHR system, according to a study published in the journal Health Affairs, Healthcare IT News reports.

Overall, researchers found that nearly 83% of office-based physicians are eligible for either the Medicare or Medicaid incentive program."