9/16/2011

The CMS as of last month had enrolled 90,000 hospitals and providers in the Medicare and Medicaid programs for demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records and had issued $652 million in incentive payments to date. The program has attracted providers across a wide age range, despite concerns that "older physicians wouldn't be interested since they are close to retiring," CMS official Robert Anthony said at an HIT Policy Committee meeting.

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