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Did You Know That ARRA Stimulus Money for Meaningful Use of an EMR is Taxable*?

The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories?
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What?

But aren’t eligible providers getting that money as an inducement, actually a prize for hoop-jumping, having purchased a certified EMR and now using it meaningfully?

Oh, man, I knew there was a catch to this deal.

Next you’ll be telling me that Medicare’s reimbursement will be shrinking 21.2% November 30, 2010 and an additional 6.1% January 1, 2011.

What?

*Thanks to HIStalk Practice for pointing out this revelation from the AAFP.

Posted in: Electronic Medical Records, Medicare & Reimbursement

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