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US appeals court rules Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, leaves law intact

Participants hold signs in New York, NY while protesting efforts to repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act on July 29, 2017. Pacific Press | Getty Images A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is unconstitutional but punted on deciding whether the rest of the landmark health-care… Read More »

Judge rules against Johnson & Johnson in landmark opioid case in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled against Johnson & Johnson in the state’s opioid case, forcing the company to pay $ 572 million in the first ruling in the U.S. holding a drugmaker accountable for helping fuel the epidemic. Calling the opioid crisis an “imminent danger and menace,” District Judge Thad Balkman said, “the state… Read More »

WEDI comments on CMS and ONC proposed rules for provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act

WEDI, a nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a statutory advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has submitted recommendations to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology pertaining to the proposed… Read More »