Kansas secures more than $45 million in EHR payout
The first 12 months of the CMS electronic health records(EHR) incentive payout were generous to the state of Kansas, with doctor’s in the state reporting a total of $45.61 million based on meeting Meaningful Use measures.
Reporting of electronic submission of immunization data, syndromic surveillance data or reportable laboratory results were all required in order to meet meaningful use. From the gubernatorial standpoint, the state has resisted efforts to implement healthcare reform and has joined neighboring Missouri in refusing to implement a health insurance exchange.
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