In a newly released draft guidance, the FDA created two tiers of devices—those that connect to other devices and networks and those that don't—and recommended all devices come with lists of their components.
The ONC intends to use the EHR Reporting Program to disseminate information about certified software that gauges products' usability, security and interoperability.
Modern Healthcare has rounded up web-exclusive stories centered around the idea of how a change in operations can be, for better or worse, transformative to the care delivered.
The CMS is drastically reducing the number of navigators who will receive grants this year to assist with exchange enrollment. Under the new criteria, navigators can help people enroll in non-ACA health plans.
ACOs would have to attest every year that a certain percentage of their eligible clinicians are using EHRs that meet 2015 Edition certification requirements, a move that would more closely align requirements with those of the Quality Payment Program.
HHS plans to announce forthcoming regulations on Friday that would ban Title X family planning providers from referring patients to abortion clinics, and also prohibit funding for Planned Parenthood.
The CMS has given meaningful use a new name: "promoting interoperability," which is exactly what regulators hope to do.
Health insurance and hospital associations urged HHS to spike the proposed rule to expand access to short-term health insurance, warning it would lead to higher premiums for Affordable Care Act-compliant plans and more uncompensated care delivered at hospitals.
The CMS gave states more power to regulate their individual and small-group health insurance markets. Here are five key takeaways.
The rule is part of the Trump administration's objective to encourage competition in the health insurance markets and lower the cost of coverage. But experts say expanding access to association health plans could weaken the individual health insurance market.
The clock is officially ticking for clinicians hoping to earn a bonus under the Quality Payment Program in 2018. The program will reward clinicians who make the leap to a 2015-certified electronic health record system.
The agency's final guidance on additive manufacturing gives developers a clear pathway for getting their 3-D printed products approved.