HBMA Washington Report – January Issue

Washington Report – January, 2017
(Covers activity between 1/1/17 and 1/31/17)
Bill Finerfrock, Matt Reiter, Nathan Baugh, Krupa Zachariah, Carolyn Bounds

Washington Report – January Issue

  • State of the Affordable Care Act
  • Senate Committees Hold Confirmation Hearings for HHS Secretary Nominee
  • President Trump Takes Swift Action on Many Issues with Executive Orders
  • PQRS and Meaningful Use Updates
  • HHS Allows Disclosure of PHI in Public Health Emergencies
  • Aetna- Humana Merger Blocked by Federal Judge
  • OIG Review of MACs Shows Improvement but Also Persistence of Security Gaps
  • Federal Judge Indefinitely Delays Patient Steering Rule
  • 2016 CAQH Index Shows Continued but Slow Adoption of Electronic Transactions
  • President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for the US Supreme Court
  • CMS Transmittals