In This Issue:
Leading the News; Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.
Excerpt from Leading the News -
CMS Announces Matching Agreements for Data Hubs:
On August 21st, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its most recent agreement with state entities for exchange data hubs. States are now required to report any suspected or confirmed loss of personally identifiable information within an hour of discovery to their designated Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) State Officer, who will then notify the relevant Federal agency. CMS has posted a draft of the reporting form and has asked for public comments to be submitted by September 20th.
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