Posted on October 21st, 2009 No comments
The HIT Policy Advisory Committee’s information exchange workgroup learned Tuesday just how difficult it’s going to be for doctors to exchange electronic lab results to qualify for federal “meaningful use” bonuses. Physicians can earn a potential $44,000 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), beginning Oct. 1, 2011, but they will have to show meaningful use of data, including the use of electronic laboratory results.
Posted on June 1st, 2009 No comments
Among the many new provisions the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), is federal funding for electronic medical records.