CMS Contract to Ensure Physician Incentive Payments

Hewlett-Packard Awarded CMS Contract to Ensure Physician Incentive Payments It was reported in October 2010 that Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had entered into a contract that called for HP to maintain CMS’s Integrated Data Repository (IDR) and thereby provide data quality services that will improve the accuracy of […]

No Time to Wait – Implement your EMR (Sooner is better!) $$$

No Time to Wait As most medical practitioners know by now, a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 relates to the implementation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Further, this piece of the act offers physicians a financial incentive to the tune of $44,000 for full installation and meaningful use of the […]