ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare
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ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare

Monday’s General Session featured several speakers, including an address from Pamela L. Lane, MS, RHIA, interim CEO at AHIMA, a government update from National HIT Coordinator Donald Rucker, and a moderated point/counterpoint on healthcare with former Senator Barbara Boxer and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich.

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President-Elect Names HHS, CMS Appointees

The president-elect has announced his picks to lead HHS and CMS, including an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Popularity of Healthcare.gov Insurance Exchange Spells Complicated Repeal Process

The day after Trump was elected, consumer enrollment in the ACA’s health insurance exchange marketplace at Healthcare.gov surged, seeing 100,000 plan selections in a single day.

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Health Plans At Odds with Providers Over Patient Data Standards

Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.

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Sebelius Resigns Top HHS Post; Obama Announces New Nominee

US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced her resignation late on Thursday, April 10, amid speculation that her departure is related to the troubled Healthcare.gov website rollout.

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