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CMS contractor begins meaningful-use audits
Modern Healthcare

A contractor working for the CMS has begun the promised audits of Medicare providers and dual-eligible Medicare and Medicaid hospitals that have received federal electronic health-record system incentive payments, the agency confirmed. The CMS hired Figliozzi & Company of Garden City, N.Y., to perform the audits of providers that have attested to having achieved meaningful use of an EHR under the programs created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.