Government & Policy
07:20 am October 12, 2016
The Defense Department also said its massive modernization project will now rollout at one military site in the Pacific Northwest instead of the original two it had planned to use as pilot sites.
02:36 pm October 11, 2016
Wonder where Hillary Clinton, who could be the first woman to be elected U.S. president, stands on women’s issue. No need to wonder. Clinton, a known policy wonk, has a position paper for that.
11:53 am October 10, 2016
It wasn't the question most viewers had tuned in to hear discussed, but one audience member at the second presidential debate in St. Louis did ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act – offering a more substantive discussion of healthcare than at the first debate.
06:45 am October 07, 2016
A George Washington University health policy professor said that Donald Trump, if elected President, could take executive action that would effectively stop the Affordable Care Act in its tracks.
12:43 pm October 06, 2016
Many of the 800 accountable care organizations are lagging in critical IT infrastructure, though commercial ACOs are earning more success today than their non-commercial counterparts.
10:18 am October 06, 2016
The web-based tools, with advice on how the new law will affect reimbursement, do not require AMA membership.
10:45 am October 05, 2016
Executives involved with the code switch said the first year went smoothly. But they are now expecting a new level of difficulty in the next 18-24 months while coders must be more precise for CMS and private insurers to accept and pay claims.
12:15 pm October 04, 2016
"The voices of regulation, defensive medicine, billing and quality measure reporting have been so loud that the primary reason for documentation has been ignored," said Peter Basch, MD, of MedStar Health in Washington.
10:35 am October 04, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will ante $350,000 toward a better system of information sharing about cyber threats across healthcare.
02:54 pm October 03, 2016
Mostashari, now the chief executive at Aledade, discusses how technology must better address the needs of population health and ACOs, and wages a complaint against many EHR vendors.