CMS data show penalties, incentives for family physicians

04/3/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

CMS data show in 2012 there were 24,474 family physicians who got 1% Medicare payment penalties because they were not bonus-qualifying e-prescribers in the first half of 2011. Data showed 21,377 family physicians did qualify for a Physician Quality Reporting System incentive in 2011, with the median reward totaling almost $450.

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