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.

Senate is Next Stop for SGR Legislation

House Approves SGR Bill Without ICD-10 Extension

New Program Accelerates Move to Value-Based Care Payments

Proposed Stage 3 MU Rule Discontinues Paper-Based Reporting


Understanding the Security Provisions of Proposed Stage 3 Rule

New House SGR Bill Devoid of ICD-10 Language, Vote Soon

Good Facebook Reviews Correlate with Lower Readmission Rates

Dental Provider Speeds Notification Following a Hack Attack

Mixed Industry Response to Stage 3 Meaningful Use Rule


Proposed Stage 3 Meaningful Use Rule Now Available


EHR Interoperability to be Part of SGR Debate in Congress

OIG: Plan Needed to Address EHR Fraud Vulnerabilities


Data Security Bill May Leave Health Data at Risk

Premera Breach Highlights Need for Encryption

Why Do Hackers Target Health Insurers?

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