Doctors who spent heavily trying to comply with ObamaCare’s electronic health records mandate could still be hit with costly penalties.
ObamaCare gives doctors until October 1, 2014, to switch from paper-based to electronic health records. Failure to comply results in losing 1 percent of federal reimbursements for treating Medicare patients.
Here’s the rub.
“[P]hysicians who went electronic for the first time this year are discovering that [the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS] won’t be ready to officially register the evidence of their work until mid-October. That means they will miss the Oct. 1 deadline, and CMS will withhold 1 percent of their 2015 Medicare payments,” reports Politico.
That means that a doctors’ group like Morganton Eye Physicians…[more]
For global warming alarmists, the inconvenient truths just keep accumulating.
The unintentional humor served up by their increasingly desperate rationalizations provides one of the more enjoyable byproducts of that process.
For sheer comedic treasure in that regard, it's difficult to beat the far-left Daily Kos. A headline this week provided another gem, in the wake of climate alarmists' latest inconvenient truth: "Warming-Driven Antarctic Sea Ice Breaks Record."
The occasion for that preposterous rationalization was a new report that Antarctic sea ice…
"The United States, joined by five Arab allies, launched an intense campaign of airstrikes, bombings and cruise-missile attacks against the Islamic State and another militant group in Syria Monday night – marking the first U.S. military intervention in Syria since the start of that country’s civil war in 2011. U.S. Central Command (Centcom) said in a statement released early Tuesday…[more]