Is the Proposed SGR Fix Too Vague to Work?

The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to permanently repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula last month, but if the Senate also approves it, the fix may create a new set of problems, according to Vox.

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FDA Targets GE, Siemens MRIs in Class II Recalls

The FDA issued a pair of Class II recalls on MR imaging systems. The unrelated announcements affect some devices made by GE Healthcare and Siemens.

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PwC Report Examines ACA’s Impact Five Years In

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now five years old and the PwC Health Research Institute marked the occasion with a report on trends spurred by the law and how those trends will continue to impact healthcare over the next five years.

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Aetna CMO: UDIs in claims forms necessary to improve care

Transparency when it comes to doctors and hospitals tracking the devices that go into patients is necessary to improve quality and reduce costs, according to Harold Paz, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Aetna.

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