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The Richmond Times-Dispatch: Warner Introduces Heath Legislation Amid a spending budget deadlock in the state legislature over whether Virginia should expand its Medicaid system to up to yet another 400,000 uninsured Virginians, Sen. Tag R. Warner, D-Va., on Thursday launched legislation in the U.S. Senate that could provide families with additional health coverage options. Warner's Expanded Consumer Choice Take action, co-sponsored by Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat from Alaska, would give a new, lower-cost coverage of health option for consumers, create a process to allow coverage programs to be provided regionally and across state lines, and ease unneeded reporting requirements for companies.These complaints might be dismissed as growing pains, born of resistance to improve. But transitional chaos must be distinguished from enduring damage. However, the researchers found exceptional EHR-induced distress. It is quantifiable yet stubbornly not eminently. The purpose of widespread EHR adoption, as envisioned by the Obama administration in 2008, was allowing a changeover from volume-centered to value-based payments: a digital infrastructure was needed for measuring quality. At the right time, however, less than 17 percent of physician procedures were using EHRs, and their systems lacked necessary data-capture capabilities often.