The American Medical Association issued a statement Dec. 17 that the physician group is appalled by an announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that more than 50 percent of eligible professionals will face penalties under the Meaningful Use program in 2015.
In a written statement, Steven Stack, M.D., president-elect of the AMA, said the number released by CMSmore than 257,000 EPsis even worse than we anticipated. Earlier in the day, the agency briefed reporters that physicians will receive notices over the next few weeks that they will be subject to Medicare payment reductions beginning in 2015 for failing to demonstrate MU in previous years.
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