The highly regulated health care industry must contend with an ever-changing array of mandates from the state and federal governments. In this section, stories cover a broad range of laws that affect privacy and security of health information, the use of medical devices, and initiatives requiring data reporting for quality purposes. In addition, health care reform topics such as accountable care organizations and health insurance exchanges are covered here.

Final Meaningful Use Rule Won’t Make Providers Happy

New CAHPS Survey on Hospice in the Works

AHRQ Solicits Information from Public on HIE Studies

CMS Open Payments System Broken Again

CMS Announces Three Weeks of ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing

EHRs, Immunization Information Systems Helping to Track Vaccinations

New CMS Guidance on Stage 2 Measures

NIH Releases Final Genomic Data Sharing Policy

States Give Parents Access to Immunization Records

Defense Department Issues RFP for Electronic Health Records

SSNs Among Breached Data at Cedars-Sinai in LA

TIA Supports FDA Guidance on Medical Device Data Systems

One-Quarter of Young Adults Lack Health Coverage

Taking the Guesswork Out of Prior Authorization

FCC Finalizes Rules for Medical Body Area Networks

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