IPA docs get $1M in MU incentives
August 20, 2012, 10:33 am by Healthcare IT News
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will award more than $1 million in meaningful use incentives to 60 independent practice association (IPA) physicians within the Torrance, Calif.-based HealthCare Partners network.
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