Govt to Doctors on Compliance: Damned if you do and if you don’t.

(HITECH/MU/EHR, HIPAA, PPACA, etc.)

Last Decade, US Government decided, under strong lobbies by IT sector, health insurance, massive hospital systems and big business, to force Electronic Health Records on ALL physicians. The promise was, “Begin participating in 2011 and 2012 to earn the maximum incentive – up to $44,000 for Medicare and up to $63,750 for Medicaid!” & “Certified EHR technology can help improve the quality of health outcomes and the efficiency of healthcare, while providing privacy and security safe guards.” Continue reading