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Providers balk as CMS announces penalties for 2013 EHR issues
Modern Healthcare

A CMS announcement that many doctors will see their 2015 Medicare payments cut by 1% for failing to meet federal electronic health-record incentive-payment program standards has provoked strong reactions from physician and hospital groups. “The American Medical Association is appalled by the news,” said AMA President-Elect Dr. Steven Stack, who noted that “more than 50% of eligible professionals will face penalties … a number that is even worse than we anticipated.