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Incentives to Doctors for Prescribing Electronically

10.13.2008

In 2009 and 2010, your medical practice may realize a 2% gain in Medicare reimbursements. What’s the catch? You need to trade in your prescription pads for e-prescribing technology.

Commencing on the first of January, 2009, the federal government will motivate physicians to prescribe electronically by paying them an extra two percent on their reimbursement rates for Medicare treatments. The two percent incentive will last through 2010 before dipping to one percent in the years 2011 and 2012 and then to .5 percent in 2013.

You have two and a half months to prepare your practice for electronic prescribing. Contact us today to learn about our affordable and effective e-prescribing solution.

NOTE TO MEDICAL MANAGER USERS: Our e-prescribing solution also works with The Medical Manager software. Contact us to learn more about your options.

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