Less than two weeks before the October 1 launch of ACA-mandated health insurance exchanges, the government is still working through significant technical issues within the infrastructure. If not corrected by the October 1 go-live, the issues could affect consumers across the 36 states that are relying on the federal infrastructure to support its exchange.
The FDA issued a long-awaited rule on Friday requiring companies to include codes on medical devices that will allow regulators to track the products, monitor them for safety, and expedite recalls.
20-bed Heart of America Medical Center’s (ND) migration from Healthland to Epic is covered by the local paper. HAMC’s go-live is scheduled for November 1.