Ingenix Inc. and Allscripts have joined a growing number of electronic health records vendors in guaranteeing that their products will comply with meaningful use requirements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The vendors also have launched new financing programs.
Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Ingenix is offering interest free loans from OptumHealth Bank. Both entities are subsidiaries of UnitedHealth Group. Integrated practice management software also is eligible for interest free financing. Ingenix will guarantee the EHR will comply with meaningful use requirements and will offer clients assistance to use the tools. The company will waive EHR subscription fees until clients qualify for incentives.
Chicago-based Allscripts is offering a financing program with no payments for software for the first six months of EHR purchases, as well as new procedures to speed implementation. The company will waive up to 12 months of monthly support fees if a client's EHR fails to meet certification criteria.
Other vendors with meaningful use incentive payment guarantees include athenahealth Inc., ChartLogic Inc., e-MDs Inc., GE Healthcare, Medsphere Systems Corp., NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Inc., Noteworthy Medical Systems Inc., Practice Fusion and SourceMedical.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access