By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am September 16, 2015
In a review of 20 of 62 contracts awarded for the development, implementation and operation of, the HHS Office of the Inspector General found the supervision of contractors on the job to be sorely lacking.
Marilyn Tavenner
By Tom Sullivan 02:47 pm July 15, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner to represent the political and economic interests of America's commercial payers.
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By Mike Miliard 01:18 pm July 10, 2015
Not unexpectedly, President Barack Obama has nominated Andy Slavitt, currently serving as acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to fill the role of administrator.
By Richard Pizzi 01:15 pm June 03, 2015
This past week, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services named Susannah Fox as its new chief technology officer. But was she the right choice?
Digital caduceus
By Tom Sullivan 12:54 pm June 03, 2015
In a new letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, members of Congress may have just opened a door for the agency to institute an enforcement-free period to the new code set conversion.
Marilyn Tavenner
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am January 16, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees the Federal EHR Incentive Program and is in charge of the transition to ICD-10, announced Friday she would be stepping down in February.
By Erin McCann 11:07 am December 30, 2014
The world's largest consulting firm has secured a behemoth five-year contract to continue its work on the federal government's health insurance marketplace.
By Anthony Brino 09:41 am November 10, 2014
Just days after a new GOP majority swept into Congress vowing to limit if not repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, in a surprise decision, announced it would agree to hear a case on the one of the most audacious challenges to the ACA -- the argument that only state-based exchanges can have subsidies.
Todd Park
By Government Health IT Staff 11:05 am November 03, 2014
Raising concerns about security practices with the Obamacare website, the U.S. House Science Committee has issued a subpoena to compel U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park to testify about his role in creating the site.
By Bernie Monegain 11:04 am September 23, 2014
The HHS Office of the Inspector General found one "critical vulnerability" in the security of information on, according to a report it released Tuesday.

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