MU Fraud On The Rise, OIG Warns

Vulnerabilities in electronic health records systems are creating opportunities for fraud among healthcare providers and contractors working to achieve Meaningful Use attestation, says the Office of Inspector General.

With CMS spending at least $18.8 billion through December on Meaningful Use electronic health record projects, a pair of recent critical inspector general reports and a federal fraud case filed last week in Texas are raising alarm about the healthcare IT reform effort.


MU Fraud On The Rise, OIG Warns.

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