Meaningful Use Money: How the Incentive Funds are Being Spent

Since the dawn of meaningful use, questions have swirled about how the money, the incentives, are being spent by those who receive them. In fact, it’s a question I’ve asked several colleagues, practicing physicians and healthcare leaders.

The answer typically depends on the person giving it. As such, no two answers are ever really the same, but there are some general responses offered.

The most common, from my perspective have something to do with responses such as “work to ensure better patient care,” “take steps to be more efficient” and “better meet our goals.”

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