Government & Policy

Healthcare information exchange in a graphic with medical equipment and screen devices
By Mike Miliard 10:17 am October 15, 2020
Providers, certified IT developers and HIEs should "be on the lookout" for upcoming adjustments in certain timelines, said Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack.
Seema Verma

CMS Administrator Seema Verma (photo: Tasos Katopodis, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:39 am October 15, 2020
Hospital associations call the threat from CMS to withhold Medicare and Medicaid participation for non-compliant data reporting "reckless."
NHSX, contact tracing, COVID-19, coronavirus, digital strategy
By Sara Mageit 05:30 am October 15, 2020
NHSX chief executive Matthew Gould delivered a keynote Q&A yesterday morning at the HSJ Digital Strategy Virtual Summit on NHSX’s work during the pandemic and its future strategy.  
HHS Secretary Alex Azar

HHS Secretary Alex Azar (photo: Pool, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:30 am October 14, 2020
He predicted in a Tuesday speech that patients will eventually see telehealth as a "durable and desirable" part of their healthcare experience.
podcast equipment
By MobiHealthNews Staff 10:05 am October 12, 2020
Bradley Merrill Thompson, an FDA-watcher, lawyer and occasional MobiHealthNews guest contributor, joins the MobiHealthNews team for a closer look at what the FDA has been up to around digital health and AI.
Patient accessing health records on a smartphone
By Mike Miliard 05:24 pm October 09, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights at HHS settled this week with Phoenix-based St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center for $160,000, alleging that a mother was unable to access her son's medical records.
By Dean Koh 10:17 pm October 08, 2020
Clinical testing is underway for VUNO Med–DeepCARS based on a clinical trial plan approved by the MFDS in June.
Patient filling out form on a clipboard
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm October 08, 2020
In a virtual town hall Thursday, policy experts weighed in on pivotal healthcare issues in the upcoming election, including the Affordable Care Act.
Donald Trump in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 11:05 am October 08, 2020
The medical journal, which has never before weighed in on a presidential race, called for current political leaders to be voted out of office.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma

CMS Administrator Seema Verma (photo: Drew Angerer, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:36 am October 07, 2020
Noncompliance with the new reporting rules "could result in termination for both Medicare and Medicaid," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.