AMA takes issue with meaningful use penalties

December 19, 2014 2:36 PM

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The AMA's statement underscores the difficulties physicians face on all fronts: financial, operational and patient care. While the goals of the EHR Incentive Program are well-intentioned, Sack's criticism is on point in addressing the numerous difficulties healthcare providers face.

"The penalties physicians are facing under the Meaningful Use program are part of a regulatory tsunami facing physicians, apart from the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate formula, that could include cuts from the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value-based Modifier Program (VBM) and the ...

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