Tag Archives: Rule

HIMSSCast: CMS price transparency rule, telehealth parity laws, and healthcare consumerism

Top Stories The HFN team discusses some recent pieces of news from federal and state governments, and speculates on these developments. Whitepapers Clinical Quality Measures 101 Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need… Read More »

Trump agrees to delay health care rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called “conscience” rule is challenged in a California court. The rule was supposed to take effect on July 22 but the US Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »

Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections For LGBTQ Patients – Kaiser Health News

This story also ran on Vice. This story can be republished for free (details). A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion. Supporters of the approach say it protects the freedom of conscience, but opponents say it… Read More »

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over ‘conscience protections’ rule

Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary euthanasia if they have religious objections. Planned Parenthood claims in a press release that this rule allows for “discrimination” against women by… Read More »