It is difficult to avoid the specter of “artificial intelligence” (AI) these days, and for those working in the health care sector, there is no exception. Health care delivery has been impacted by a variety of tools that use some form of AI for many years. Further, … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Delivery: Where Might it Take Us, and What Happens if We Get There?
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CMS issued the rules on October 18, 2011, in response to President Obama’s Executive Order 13563, “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,” and consistent with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Plan for Retrospective Review of Existing … [Read more...] about CMS Issues One Final and Two Proposed Rules in Effort to Reduce Health Care Delivery Costs by Streamlining Regulations
Efforts to promote reform in health care delivery have encountered obstacles that have attracted the attention of policymakers, including legislators on Capitol Hill. The federal physician self-referral law, or “the Stark Law” 1, originally enacted in 1989, and … [Read more...] about Health Care Delivery Reform: Senate Committee on Finance Holds Hearings on Stark Law
Between now and May 2014, the General Assembly will study what some believe to be barriers to a market-based health care delivery system. Among those perceived barriers that will be studied is North Carolina’s Certificate of Need law. The General Assembly will … [Read more...] about North Carolina General Assembly to Study Market Based Principals in Health Care: Sustainability and Transparency
On February 24-25, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) co-hosted a second public workshop as part of the “Examining Health Care Competition” series to study recent developments … [Read more...] about Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Hold Joint Workshop on Payment Models and Competition Within the Health Care Sector