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GOP blustering about EHR program – There they go again
Modern Healthcare

How can one respond to the news of four more Republicans writing another letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the federal electronic health-record incentive payment program other than to invoke Ronald Reagan? “There you go again.” In their Oct. 17 letter, Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) weren’t as lopsided in their argument or as inflammatory in their rhetoric questioning the program as were their House counterparts, who, in an Oct.4 letter accused the feds of “padding the numbers” of EHR adopters while alleging the program will squander taxpayers’ dollars.

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