CMS issues statement on EHR Incentive Program sequestration cuts

EHR Intelligence: March 8, 2013

In an email update, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued an official statement on the 2% Medicare reimbursement cuts included in the federal sequestration agenda.  Below is the CMS response:

The Budget Control Act of 2011 requires, among other things, mandatory across-the-board reductions in Federal spending, also known as sequestration. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 postponed sequestration for 2 months. As required by law, President Obama issued a sequestration order on March 1, 2013. Read more