Health groups ask feds to delay information blocking deadline for a year

September 27, 2022

The federal government has set an Oct. 6 deadline to comply with a rule designed to improve the spread of health data. The American Hospital Association, America’s Essential Hospitals and others say they need more time.

Reform to prior authorization could be coming

September 26, 2022

Health groups say requests for authorization are delaying patient care and adding stress to overworked staff. Advocates say a bill to revamp the process for Medicare Advantage plans would help millions.