Health care providers could face financial problems unless they fully understand the details of the health IT funding available under the economic-stimulus law, speakers said at a Washington briefing. Part of the $2 billion in funding allotted for the Office of the National Coordinator should be used to inform providers about the measure's key points, such as the incentives and financial risks linked to health IT adoption, said Neal Neuberger, executive director of the Institute for e-Health Policy.

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