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Weekly Overseas Health IT Links - 17th November, 2012.

November 17th, 2012 by davidmore
Here are a few I have come across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. ----- http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ehr-incentive-payments-top-8b-october EHR incentive payments top $8B in October By Mary Mosquera, Contributing Editor Created 11/09/2012 WASHINGTON Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record payments have surpassed $8 billion since its inception, with $8.36 billion paid out to 165,800 eligible physicians and hospitals in total program estimates through the end of October. Final figures will be available later this month as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services captures more complete data. During October, CMS estimated that it paid Medicare eligible physicians and hospitals $435 million and Medicaid physicians and hospitals $210 million, for a total of $645...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
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