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Report suggests community health center data reporting to be insufficient from electronic health records, reimbursements may be affected

The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative, based at Milken Institute School of Public Health released a report suggesting that data collected from community health center electronic health records may be incomplete.  With a lack of appropriate information, the ability to develop new payment rates or evaluate existing ones would be stunted, therefore, implying that payment rates for providers are subsequently affected. The study authors suggest that to improve the deficit of information, electronic health records should be tailored to reflect each unique service provided by health centers. Read the article here.