Policy and Legislation

CMS Administrator Seema Verma and National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker
Feb 21 | Mike Miliard
Its Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs aims to make changes that allow…
Radio and microphone
Feb 21 |
HIMSS Media editors discuss health tech's role in the world's response to the coronavirus.
Feb 21 | Jeff Lagasse
The proposed rule promotes changes such as incorporating outpatient hip and knee replacements into the episode of…
Feb 20 | Susan Morse
The formulary includes about 100 drugs, including insulin, and is expected to expand.
Feb 20 | Jeff Lagasse
Study shows MFA could realize $450 billion in savings and prevent 68,000 deaths per year, though implementation costs would be high.
Feb 19 |
Providers warned to stay vigilant as financial and political incentives remain strong to bring False…
Feb 18 | Jeff Lagasse
Decreasing the percentage of primary care delivered out-of-network across all ACOs by 0.1% could save Medicare $45 million a year.
"NJ Capitol" by Lowlova is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Feb 18 | Susan Morse
New Jersey legislators told the governor they want CarePoint finances and transactions closely watched, in light of…
Feb 14 | Jeff Lagasse
For the second year in a row, residents say making sure people with mental health problems can…
Feb 13 | Jeff Lagasse
Authors call for allowing Medicare to directly negotiate drug prices with manufacturers, which is…