ODs Get More Than $2 Million in Bonuses from eRx Program
The Medicare Electronic-Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program issued
bonus payments totaling $2,304,808.70 to optometrists during its second
year, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS). Optometrists who qualified for payments through the program during 2010 received an average of $2,462.40. Incentive payments to optometrists ranged from $96.99 to $23,277.04. The mean payment was $1,859.56. Read more.