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EHR copy and paste fraud risks drawing in provider compliance officers
This article is part of the October 2013 issue of Pulse
Copying and pasting into EHRs, "exploding notes" and other shortcuts are drawing scrutiny from compliance officers -- because it's looking more and more like fraud to payers.
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