Medicare Payments of over 257,000 US doctors to be cut by 1%

December 19, 2014 2:55 PM

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According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare payments of some US doctors will be cut by 1% next year as they didn't effectively use electronic health records during their practices.

"CMS is working with physicians and other health care providers to improve health care quality through the use of electronic health records. Since 2011, more than 400,000 eligible professionals have received incentives under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program", a spokeswoman with the Ce...

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