Friday Roundup: How Did The Government Shutdown Affect Healthcare in the U.S.?

Experts have already decided that the two-week government shutdown did more harm than good for the Republican effort to stall or strike down the Affordable Care Act. All the talk…

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The government was shut down. Parks went unvisited, White House gardens unpruned, disease outbreaks unsurveiled. Health insurance exchanges opened, too, and it was a rocky start for some, but things…
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Privacy and Security Debates Churned as ACA Enrollment Began

As health insurance marketplaces—a signature aspect of the Affordable Care Act—got ready to open for business on October 1, one part of the system continued to raise hackles. The Federal…
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Heads Up! What Buyers Should Watch Out for on the Exchanges.

As expected, the first week of open enrollment has been full of speed bumps. Buyers can explore a plethora of new insurance options on websites, ask an expert by phone,…
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Challenges Ahead: What’s Next for State HIEs?

Though the technology can be complex, the non-technical aspects of a health information exchange are often the most daunting for states and regions adopting them, according to Jack Buxbaum, who…
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Health Insurance Marketplaces: Breaking Down the Pieces

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[Video] Q/A with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

HealthBiz Decoded recently sat down with the country’s top health IT official, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, to discuss the technological revolution underway in the healthcare industry.