It started with reports of China hacking U.S. companies, and quickly spread to concerns over the security of the federal government. Now, the U.S. government is asking for the public's advice on a cybersecurity framework to protect all U.S. companies and organizations.
Based on nearly three years working to engage thousands of physicians, the health system is not waiting for the federal mandate to turn ICD-10 on internally. And other providers may take a similar tack.
A few states are experimenting with cost-sharing and incentivized preventative care in Medicaid, as reform-minded policy makers from both the Republican and Democrat sides try to make the program flexible enough for the twenty-first century economy.