Archive for February 13th, 2015

Avoid Doing Business With The Government Doc – They Will Own You

Friday, February 13th, 2015

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“CMS: Meaningful Use penalties to reach $200M – Current CMS data indicate that eligible professionals are facing an estimated $200 million in Medicare reimbursement penalties in 2015 for failure to fulfill Medicare meaningful use obligations. The numbers were announced this week during a HIT Policy Committee meeting.” By Heather Caspi, February 13, 2015. (more).

http://www.healthcaredive.com/news/cms-meaningful-use-penalties-to-reach-200m/363963/

Regardless whether the eligible professionals deserve the claw-back penalties or not, the important lesson here is: Do everything you can to avoid doing business with the U.S. government, Doc. They will own you.

Dr. Pruitt – darrelldk2@gmail.com