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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Weekly Health Policy Update: CBO Released Updated Economic Outlook, HHS Announced Final Stage 2 Meaningful Use Rule, and More Grant Awards were Issued

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, the Oversight Committee asked IRS for… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: ACA Implementation Forums, SAMHSA Grants, and HHS Funding

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, HHS kicked off its Affordable Care… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: New Rules for Electronic Funds, CCIIO Review Request, and Exchanging Planning Developments

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, HHS released rules for electronic… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Agreement on Tax Provisions, 5 Hospitals to Participate in APRN Demonstration, and Federal Exchange Update

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus (D-MT)… Continue Reading

Department of Commerce Announces August 22 and 29 Data Privacy Meetings

Posted in Data Privacy

By Dan Caprio The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently held its inaugural meeting to begin implementing the Obama Administration Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. A variety of stakeholders from industry, consumer groups, government, academia, and the technical community began work toward crafting an enforceable code of conduct around mobile applications. While NTIA… Continue Reading