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Health Data – The Newest Platform for Innovation

Posted in Regulations

In a New York Times column, Obamacare’s Other Surprise, Thomas L. Friedman wrote that health data is “creating a new marketplace and platform for innovation – a health care Silicon Valley – that has the potential to create better outcomes at lower costs.”  The growth of this new industry is due, in large part, to… Continue Reading

HHS Releases Proposed Rules on Key Parts of Health Care Law

Posted in Affordable Care Act

The Department of Health and Human Services has released some much-anticipated rules of the road that will help implement the Affordable Care Act, including requirements on essential health benefits and preventing discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. The first rule makes clear that insurance companies will have to comply with anti-discrimination requirements starting in 2014.  Health… Continue Reading