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Avoiding the 2015 Medicare EHR Incentive Program penalty

This column discusses what surgeons need to know about the Electronic Health Records Incentive Program to avoid penalties in 2015 and provides other program updates.

The Medicare EHR Incentive Program

Surgeons are asking more questions pertaining to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services EHR Incentive Program, such as: Why should I enroll? What resources are available to help me understand the incentives? What are the Stage 1 requirements? This column provides an overview of the program and illustrates the various meaningful use measures developed to help maximize incentives for participation.


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