What is HITECH and when does it go into effect?

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Stands for the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. The HITECH Act provides over $30 billion for healthcare infrastructure and the adoption of electronic health records (EHR). According to the Act, physicians are eligible to receive up to $44,000 per physician from Medicare for meaningful use of a certified EHR system starting in 2018.

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