S.2408 - Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require physician utilization of the Medicare electronic prescription drug program. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require physician utilization of the Medicare electronic prescription drug program. as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) make incentive payments for physician use of an electronic prescription drug program (E-prescrib

Official Summary

Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to:
(1) make incentive payments for physician use of an electronic prescription drug program (E-prescribing); and
(2) reduce by 10% the fee schedule amount for failure to use E-prescribing. Directs the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to report to Congress on progress on implementing E-prescribing under the Medicare electronic prescription drug program.

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