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Nov 28, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT today released for comment a draft strategy on reducing regulatory and administrative burden related to the use of health information technology and electronic health records.
Nov 28, 2018
Seventy-three percent of U.S. health insurance markets are highly concentrated, based on guidelines used by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to assess market competition.
Nov 28, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced enhancements to the platform that web brokers use to enroll consumers in an exchange health plan, a process known as direct enrollment.
Nov 28, 2018
Clinicians eligible for the MIPS who live or practice in areas that were affected by Hurricanes Florence or Michael, or the California wildfires, will automatically qualify for the program’s extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy unless they submit data for more than one MIPS performance category.
Nov 28, 2018
More than 2.4 million people selected a 2019 health plan through HealthCare.gov Nov. 1-24, including more than 500,000 last week.
Nov 28, 2018
The California Hospital Association and regional associations and the AHA have donated to provide relief for the hundreds of hospital employees who have lost their homes or been displaced by wildfires throughout the state.
Nov 27, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today launched a new online tool that allows consumers to compare Medicare payments and copayments for certain procedures that are performed in both hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgical centers.
Nov 27, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General today issued a report identifying vulnerabilities in the hospital wage index system for Medicare payments.
Nov 27, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Dec. 5 webinar on 2019 and 2020 changes to the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program.
Nov 27, 2018
Delaware Gov. John Carney last week issued an executive order establishing state health care spending and quality benchmarks beginning in calendar year 2019.