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OIG Reports Shortcomings In EHR Incentive Oversight

Posted in Articles, HITECH Act, Meaningful Use

CMS should improve its oversight of its electronic health record incentive program, according to a report by the Office of Inspector General released this month.   The government watchdog agency faults CMS for both inadequate prepayment safeguards and insufficient postpayment monitoring of recipients of federal funding intended to help cover the costs of adoption and implementation… Continue Reading