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EHR incentive payments doubled in last three months of 2011
Modern Healthcare

Total payments to hospitals through the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health-record system incentive programs more than doubled from October through December to more than $1.9 billion, according to the CMS‘ latest monthly report on payment and registration support. Combined payments to physicians and other so-called eligible professionals jumped 99% over the same period to nearly $570.4 million.