Health IT Groups: Anti-Corruption Rules Stall Technology

By M.L. Baker  |  Posted 12-15-2005 Print Email
According to health IT proponents and organizations, exceptions to anti-kickback laws do not do much to calm hospitals' fears about helping community physicians adopt health information technology.

Proposed exceptions to anti-kickback laws won't be enough to allay hospitals' fears about helping community physicians adopt health information technology, according to several health IT proponents and health care organizations.

The public comment period for proposed changes ended this week with the American Hospital Association, the National Alliance for Health Information Technology, the Health Information and Management System Society, and other groups saying that further changes and clarifications are necessary.



 

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