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New ObamaCare Glitch Could Cost Doctors Millions

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]

September 23, 2014 • 05:24 pm

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