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EHRA says ONC’s proposed interoperability rule needs major revisions

While the EHR Association supports the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s efforts to improve interoperability, the group contends that an ONC proposed rule exceeds the mandate of the 21st Century Cures Act and goes far beyond the intent of Congress. “We worked throughout the drafting of the 21st Century Cures Act with… Read More »

Planned Parenthood barred from Title X funds under final rule

Under a final rule released today, Planned Parenthood and other programs where abortion is a method of family planning, are barred from getting Title X federal funding. The rule also prohibits referrals for abortion as a method of family planning. The final rule does not bar nondirective counseling on abortion, but eliminates the requirement that… Read More »

Would Trump's New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), speaks during healthcare pricing roundtable on Jan. 23, 2019. Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The Trump Administration has proposed a major change in the way drugs are priced for Medicare beneficiaries. The new rules would upend the current complex and opaque pricing system for… Read More »