Security and privacy experts seemed prescient in predicting that health care data breaches would significantly increase this year. So what are lawmakers doing about it?
While the high court's more liberal justices seem to back the Obama administration's arguments to uphold the subsidies, the conservative justices question the Affordable Care Act's language.
When a patient arrives at a hospital, he or she can be admitted or put under outpatient observation status, which is meant to determine whether a patient should be admitted or discharged. That seemingly small difference in patient status can have a big effect on both hospitals and beneficiaries when it comes to Medicare benefits and payments.
Delaware and Pennsylvania have approval to run state exchanges for individual and small group markets in 2016, while Arkansas has approval to run a state exchange for the small group market in 2016 and the individual market in 2017.