Regarding Joseph Conn's article AHIC wants to mandate e-prescribing for Medicare docs:
This would be a fine idea; but whos going to pay for it? Reimbursement is being continually constrained while costs for additional requirements and demands keep rising. Not only is there a cost for additional hardware and software, but theres a cost in training staff and doctors. There never seems to be consideration given to those issues.
William M. Anderson, M.D.Camp Hill, Pa.
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