CMS released a proposal Tuesday focused on revamping the meaningful use program and increasing clarity for patients on hospital prices. (CMS.gov)
Florida Blue announced a new partnership Tuesday with leading SaaS company Welltok which will focus on a digital health and wellness platform enabling patients to keep up with their health on the go. (BCBS.com)
Judge Thomas Rice, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, in the case of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho; Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands; and Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Secretary Azar issued an order granting a permanent injunction to prevent the United States Department of Health and Human Services from terminating grants to 81 nationwide organizations two years earlier than projected. (Planned Parenthood).
In an opinion issued by Judge William Bauer, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that Indiana’s ban on selective abortions was unconstitutional. (U.S. Court of Appeals)
A federal investigation into the price-fixing of generic drugs by manufacturers is nearing its first charges. (Bloomberg)