Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

1) Supreme Court Upholds Federal Obamacare Subsidies. ABC News, June 25, 2015.

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld federal subsidies across the country in a 6-3 ruling.

2) High-deductible plans change how hospitals interact with patients. Modern Healthcare, June 24, 2015.

High-deductible plans change the way health systems treat patients, they change where patients get their care and how they get their bills.

3) Meet the Health-Law Holdouts: Americans Who Prefer to Go Uninsured. The Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2015.

45% of uninsured Americans forgo coverage by choice.

4) Direct messaging finding stride, despite hurdles. Healthcare IT News, June 25, 2015.

Use and appreciation for secure, email-like data exchange are growing despite challenges.

5) Bill aims to free ASC docs from some meaningful-use rules. Modern Healthcare, June 24, 2015.

The Senate Finance Committee began revising a bill that would change meaningful-use requirements for physicians using ambulatory surgery centers.

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