GOP Seeks to Kill O-Care Device Tax

Senate GOP leaders on Tuesday called for a vote to kill ObamaCare’s tax on medical devices, as part of a broader package to revive tax breaks that expired at the end of last year. But the tax package is popular with members of both parties, and it’s unclear if Republicans have the leverage to win a vote on the medical device tax. Republicans stopped short of saying they would oppose the tax package without the medical device vote.

Read more here.

HHS, Other Agencies Fail to Meet IT Goals

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and four other federal agencies have failed to meet incremental development requirements for their IT projects, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Read more here.

Low-value Cardiac Services Take Bite from Medicare

Between 25 percent and 42 percent of Medicare beneficiaries received a low-value service in 2009, with cardiovascular testing and procedures accounting for much of the spending. The results were published online May 12 in JAMA Internal Medicine .

Read more here.

Introducing the IAMERS Presidential Advisory Committee

IAMERS is pleased to announce the formation of a Presidential Advisory Committee. In our 21st year, we want to take a fresh look at member needs. We would also like to increase member participation in IAMERS’ agenda. Please share your thoughts with the committee. Be a participant in IAMERS.

Carolyn Shaw/Northeast Electronics – Chairperson
Bill Biddle/BC Technical
Hiren Desai/Soma Technology
Jimmy Kallam/East Coast Medical Systems
Dave Stopak/A. Imaging Solutions
Mads Vittrup/Agito Medical

Page 50 of 95« First...102030...4849505152...607080...Last »