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Health Update - August 2014 #5

The Five Megatrends Shaping Pharma’s Next Decade: Sustaining Success in a New Market Landscape - Disruptive trends in the healthcare system will force companies to change their strategies. With new care models...more

8/27/2014 - ACOs Affordable Care Act Emerging Markets Healthcare Healthcare Reform Mexico

Health Update - July 2014

Avoiding the Regulatory Land Mines of Commercial ACOs - While providers are showing great interest in creating ACOs to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), they are showing even greater enthusiasm...more

7/23/2014 - ACOs EHR Halifax Hospital Health Insurance Healthcare HIPAA Medicare Medicare Shared Savings Program Regulatory Standards Reporting Requirements Social Networks Stark Law

Health Update - Jun 2014

Removing Regulatory Barriers to Accelerate EHR Adoption - Recognizing the potential long-term value of EHRs for improving care and reducing costs, many hospitals considered offering physicians financial support to...more

6/24/2014 - CMS Data Protection EHR Healthcare Healthcare Reform Medicare Medicare Part D PHI Stark Law

Manatt on Medicaid: Addressing Patients’ Social Needs: An Emerging Business Case for Provider Investment

Social and economic factors such as income, educational attainment, access to food and housing, and employment status have a profound impact on health. In fact, these nonmedical factors account for as much as 40 percent of...more

6/5/2014 - Affordable Care Act DSRIP Healthcare Medicaid Patient Centered Medical Homes

Health Update

Assessing the Medicare Shared Savings Program: Diverse Participants, Diverse Results - Rising healthcare costs and declining reimbursements have placed immense pressure on providers and health systems to manage the...more

4/23/2014 - Affordable Care Act Healthcare Medicare Shared Savings Program

Special New York Edition: Summary of the 2014-2015 Work Plan of the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General

On April 2, 2014, the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG or the Agency) released its Medicaid Work Plan (the Work Plan) for federal fiscal year 2014. OMIG’s core function is to prevent, detect, and...more

4/14/2014 - Healthcare Medicaid OMIG

Health Update

Ten Years In: Charting the Progress of Health Information Exchange in the U.S. - HITECH: Federal Dollars Spur Adoption and Use: The modern era of HIE-related public policy began in May 2004 with the appointment...more

3/26/2014 - Affordable Care Act CMS EHR Healthcare Healthcare Reform HIPAA HITECH PHI

Health Update - Feb 25, 2014

Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health: Strategies for Overcoming Legal Barriers to Health Information Exchange - A growing number of Medicaid officials believe that coordinating care across the physical and...more

2/26/2014 - Affordable Care Act CLIA Data-Sharing Eligibility Final Rules FTC Healthcare HHS HIPAA Hospital Mergers Medicaid Medical Records

Manatt on Medicaid: 10 Trends to Watch in 2014

Trend 1: New Wave of Medicaid Expansions: Looking to the Private Market. With an eye on the economics, states that have resisted Medicaid expansion will take another look, triggering a melding of public and private coverage...more

1/30/2014 - CMS Healthcare Healthcare Reform Medicaid Medicaid Expansion

Health Update - Jan 27, 2014

Going Digital with Patients: Managing Potential Liability Risks of Patient-Generated Electronic Health Information - Patients are increasingly using new electronic tools, such as personal health records and mobile...more

1/27/2014 - Affordable Care Act Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Protection EHR Health Insurance Exchanges Healthcare PHI Professional Liability

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