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CMS: EHR incentive payments jump in November
Modern Healthcare

The Medicare and Medicaid electronic health-record incentive payment programs have picked up steam heading into the new year, the CMS‘ latest monthly data reports (PDF) indicate. Only 10,155 physicians and other eligible professionals had received Medicare EHR payments through Nov. 11, 2011, according to the CMS, so with about 530,000 physicians working in office-based care settings in the U.S., there’s plenty of room for growth.