Tag Archives: industry

Industry balks at Senate proposals to boost competition, price transparency

Dive Brief: Payers and providers criticized proposed Senate bills that would ban certain contract clauses and force price transparency regulations in comments to the HELP Committee this week. Employers and health policy experts, however, said banning anticompetitive practices and making more information available would benefit patients. Industry groups differed in their response to legislation in… Read More »

Regulators get industry guidance for the future of ICD-10 updates

The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics is suggesting recommendations to simplify adoption of future code sets and standards. NCVHS, a public advisory body to the Department of Health and Human Services, is offering ideas for changes that would affect adoption of future versions of the code sets and related health terminology and vocabulary… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On How All These ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bills Are Attempts To Ban Abortion; Will The E-Cigarette Industry Step Up To Protect Teens?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out Of Abortion Restrictions To Pass  Lost in the anxiety this year over the fate of Roe v. Wade is the reality that state legislatures nationwide are already taking steps to effectively ban all abortions.… Read More »