Government & Medicine

Recent Government & Medicine Stories

Dozens of Organizations Express Meaningful Use Concerns

Letters Urge Pause in Implementation of MU Stage Three

09/24/2015 — The AAFP and 40 other medical organizations have asked HHS and the Office of Management and Budget to pause work on implementation of meaningful use stage three.

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09/23/2015 — Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D., R-La., recently introduced the Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2015, which would make it easier for patients to select the direct primary care model.

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HHS Looks to Advance Health Equity Through ACA

Proposed Rule Bans Discrimination in Health Insurance Marketplaces, HHS Health Programs

09/23/2015 — Earlier this month, HHS issued a proposed rule intended to provide populations vulnerable to discrimination equal access to health care and health care coverage.

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09/22/2015 — The AAFP is pressing CMS and private payers to review and revise their coverage policies to ensure primary care physicians are paid to provide consulting services for hospitalized patients.

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