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AHA to HHS: Let’s work on EHR compliance
Modern Healthcare

The American Hospital Association wants to work with the government to ensure that the sellers of electronic health-record systems are producing systems that comply with federal law and don’t lead healthcare providers to submit bills that later get them in trouble. The Nov. 12 letter from the hospital interest group comes after news organizations and federal auditors said there are signs that hospitals have been using the federally subsidized electronic records systems to increase their bills without providing more services than before.