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Bipartisan Support for EHR Incentives for Behavioral Health Agencies

Incentives for Behavioral Health EHR

“Bipartisan” – that beautiful but increasingly rare word describing political parties working together – signals the hopeful future for a bill which is making its way through our nation’s capitol building which would authorize the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer incentives for the implementation of electronic health records (EHR) for behavioral […]

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Will Mental Health Providers get EHR Incentives?

EHR Incentives for Behavioral Health

H.R. 3331, a bill to “amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology” was introduced to Congress on July 20, 2017, by Representatives Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Doris Matsui (D-CA). Additionally, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) […]

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