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Omitted information was the most common error within computerized prescribing systems, according to a study in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association.
As part of the Obama Administration's goal of reducing waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have revised and improved their calculations of Medicare fee-for-service error rates in 2009, which will provide CMS with more complete information about errors so that the agency can better target improper payments, according to an HHS news release.
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