In an earlier blog post , I described how the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs (also called the Meaningful Use Program) handed out payments to medical professionals and hospitals Continue Reading….
…You Do! Our government puts out all kinds of national health spending data and packages it to deliver every message, but one—when it comes to health spending, who really pays? Continue Reading….
Goodbye to Meaningful Use In January, 2016, Andy Slavitt, the Interim Chief of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Centers (CMS) announced to healthcare stakeholders that Meaningful Use is “effectively Continue Reading….
For-profit healthcare providers, hospitals, health IT developers and EHR vendors are using subtle (the “letter of the law”) and not so subtle (health information blocking) methods to keep the Protected Health Information Continue Reading….