Medical device makers agree to pay the FDA $1 billion over five years to help speed the process of reviewing and approving new devices.
CMS reports that 31% of the Medicare ACOs qualified for bonus payments in 2015.
A research project comparing the photos shared on Instagram was able to accurately identify users who suffer from clinical depression.
CMS’ decision to allow for flexibility in ICD-10 will come to an end on October 1 and provider coding will then have to fully comply with the new guidelines.
20 years ago, President Clinton signed HIPAA into law in what was primarily meant as a step toward health reform. But the law is now mostly known for its regulation of patient data privacy and security.
Continued problems with ObamaCare and a highly possible election result could set up a real discussion about compromise and change to the Affordable Care Act.
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