Tag Archives: Congress

ONC to Congress: Room for improvement in data sharing

Dive Brief: Despite widespread EHR adoption, providers, patients and payers still face significant hurdles in accessing and sharing data, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says in its latest progress report to Congress. The 22-page report, released this week, covers the timeframe of November 2016 through October 2018. Ongoing barriers to seamless… Read More »

Congress won't reform disability, so let the states have a go at it

Federal disability insurance has been a reform cause for a long time in Washington. Driven by more than two decades of troubling enrollment growth in Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, a staggering price tag of $ 143 billion, and long-term solvency concerns, lawmakers in Congress have introduced disability insurance reforms that range from comprehensive… Read More »