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July 9, 2013  4:24 AM

Delay announced for employer insurance mandate



Posted by: RedaChouffani
affordable act, Affordable Care Act, insurance

The health insurance reporting requirements for employers with over 50 employees was pushed back until 2015. This one-year extension was authorized by the White House. The original requirement was part of the Affordable Care Act. The announcement was made on Valerie Jarrett’s

January 7, 2013  8:50 PM

CMS delays enforcement rules for HIPAA covered entities



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Affordable Care Act, CMS, HIPAA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of E-Health Standards and Services announced a delay to their enforcement of compliance with the operating rules...


November 27, 2012  7:18 PM

Affordable Care Act law to end discrimination against pre-existing conditions



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Affordable Care Act

A law that would make it illegal for payers to discriminate against patients with pre-existing conditions is one many of the laws from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that has been kicked off since the end of the presidential election. Another...


April 29, 2012  9:31 PM

Medicare Proposed Payment Rule FY 2013



Posted by: RedaChouffani
ACA, Affordable Care Act, CMS, FY 2013, IPPS, LTCH, payment rule


January 8, 2012  8:05 PM

CMS releases final notice for initial 26 quality measures



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Affordable Care Act, AHRQ, CMS, Core measures, EHR, Meaningful use, Quality reporting

On Jan. 4, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released the final notice for the initial core set of health care quality measures for Medicaid-eligible adults, a requirement from...


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