Tag Archives: 21st Century Cures

An Untapped Opportunity For Health Care Progress: Redesigning Care For High-Need Patients

Currently, 1 percent of patients account for more than 20 percent of health care expenditures. Driving these costs for high-need patients are the functional limitations that impact patients’ daily living and ability to cope with health challenges.

August 28, 2017

To Combat ‘Information Blocking,’ Look To HIPAA

HIPAA, although much misunderstood and maligned, provides solid reasons why no electronic health records developer should be allowed to keep protected health information from being exchanged or transmitted, or to impose self-serving financial requirements.

August 24, 2017

Cures Act Offers Tax-Favored Vehicle For Small Employers To Pay Premiums, And More

Title XVIII of the 21st Century Cures Act creates a new vehicle for financing health coverage, the small employer health reimbursement arrangement. Also, a new report analyzes 18 options for reducing federal health care spending and a survey shows the percentage of persons with problems paying...

December 9, 2016

Review Of Proposed 340B Omnibus Guidance: How We Got Here And What It Says

In a previous blog, I described “the coming storm” I anticipated would develop around the 340B drug discount program. With the October 27 comment window steadily approaching, let’s take a look at what the rule says and what it could mean for interested stakeholders.

October 20, 2015