Excerpts from this story referencing "Medicare":
"… be prompting some doctors and hospitals to improperly bill higher fees to Medicare. An investigation into those billing questions — which convened a hearin …"
"… al professionals have steadily billed higher rates for treating seniors on Medicare over the last decade — adding $11 billion or more to their fees. The inv …"
"… adding $11 billion or more to their fees. The investigation suggested that Medicare billing errors and abuses are worsening as doctors and hospitals switch to …"
"… re than $10 billion has been spent. Just over half the doctors now billing Medicare are using digital records. But critics of the initiative have claimed for …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":
"… social science methods in the pursuit of better journalism. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Medicare fraud":
"… ruary 2009. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Electronic medical record":
"… p;Wednesday, in announcing investigative priorities for the coming year.“Electronic medical records can improve quality of care and efficiency and help us uncover cases of f …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Oklahoma":
"… alth records figured prominently in a critical Medicare audit of Texas and Oklahoma hospital emergency rooms in March. The audit concluded that $45.14 of ever …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Coordinator":
"… cal help to apply for the bonuses, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information, which runs the program in the Department of Health …"
"… s. Even the most optimistic estimates show that the Office of the National Coordinator has a good deal of work ahead.And there’s little doubt that doctors in s …"
"… liably, regardless of their “capabilities.” The Office of the National Coordinator is working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to deve …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Microsoft":
"… rs his blood pressure and sugar level as part of a pilot project funded by Microsoft HealthVault in a partnership with the Cleveland Clinic. Microsoft and its …"
"… unded by Microsoft HealthVault in a partnership with the Cleveland Clinic. Microsoft and its chief rival Google, among other companies, hope to see their produ …"