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No upcoding caused by EHRs – yet, study finds
Modern Healthcare

For every technology, there’s a downside — and for EHRs, one of the buzzed-about downsides was the supposed ease of upcoding: the practice of selecting the most remunerative code for a particular procedure. But a new study in Health Affairs — published by Julia Adler-Milstein of the University of Michigan and Dr. Ashish K. Jha, an internist with the Veterans Affairs Department and professor with the Harvard School of Public Health — casts doubt on that preconception.