A key goal of the ACA is to create an insurance market in which consumers have the ability to compare coverage options across standardized criteria and identify the plans that best meet their families’ healthcare needs.
More than 7 million people in states with federally run marketplaces currently receive health insurance subsidies. If they suddenly had to pay unsubsidized premiums, most would no longer be able to afford their coverage.
Although cyber coverage is a relatively new product in the insurance marketplace, there are now roughly 50 insurance carriers that offer it (although the amounts of coverage available often are limited).
Clinical trial data should be shared responsibly in order to advance medical science and improve the health and well-being of the population. Responsible sharing of clinical trial data will allow other investigators to perform additional analyses and reproduce published findings, strengthen the ...
The TCPA prohibits calls and text messages (collectively referred to as “calls”)2 from being transmitted to a consumer’s mobile device using an autodialer, as well as prerecorded messages from being placed on landlines, without the recipient’s prior consent.
Ever since before the U.S. Supreme Court declared the ACA constitutional two years ago, healthcare executives have been busy re-creating their businesses as if their livelihoods depend on it—which they do.
HIPAA is the principal federal law regulating health information privacy. It applies to Covered Entities, which broadly consist of healthcare providers, health insurers and healthcare clearinghouses.
Patients are using the Internet, personal health records (PHRs) and mobile applications or “apps” to collect and manage personal health information. Many are seeking to share this information with their healthcare providers and clinical care teams to achieve health goals. At the same ...
Disruptive trends in the healthcare system will force companies to change their strategies. With new care models emerging, breakthrough technologies launching and value taking center stage, “business as usual” is no longer an option.
While providers are showing great interest in creating ACOs to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), they are showing even greater enthusiasm for organizing ACOs to contract with private insurers.