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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Cyber Security Experts Call for HealthCare.gov Delays

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.

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Oregon Insurance Marketplace Turns Back to Paper

While the federal government works around the clock to fix glitches to the beleaguered health insurance exchanges website, state officials in Oregon have reverted back to paper applications to handle applicant backlog.

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Government Shuts Down, Impacts Healthcare Initiatives

Find out how HIM and other healthcare professionals will be affected by the US government shutdown, which began on Tuesday, October 1.

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