The US Senate voted along party lines Friday morning in a 52-47 vote to appoint Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA) as head of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
The president-elect has announced his picks to lead HHS and CMS, including an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.
At a Congressional hearing last week, four cyber security experts expressed serious doubts about the safety of enrollee information on the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov.
Find out how HIM and other healthcare professionals will be affected by the US government shutdown, which began on Tuesday, October 1.