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Modern technology fund

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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HHS is planning to create a fund based on penalties from fraud cases to help small hospitals pay for new technology such as paperless record keeping systems. The plan is similar to the Hill-Burton program of 1946, in which hospitals received government loans in exchange for offering certain services to the poor and uninsured, according to HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson. "The capital from that compensation fund...from fraud and abuse, will be used to start driving a compensation fund that's going to allow for hospitals and clinics to apply for new money for technology," Thompson syas in an address to the HHS Regulatory Reform Advisory Committee at their June 10th meeting in Minneapolis...
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