Henry Chao, CMS deputy director of the Office of Information Services and program manager of the troubled Healthcare.gov rollout, retires after 21 years of government service.
The Washington Post reports that nearly half of the 17 state-run health insurance exchanges are struggling financially. Some are considering increasing fees imposed on insurers, while others looking into cost sharing arrangements with other states or shutting down completely and migrating exchange services to Healthcare.gov.
Athenahealth hosts its Q1 earnings call, with CEO Jonathan Bush providing his own style of commentary on the company’s recent performance and projects. This quarter the company added 2,300 providers, and sold a number of new inpatient systems through its recently acquired EHR RazorInsights.
Erlanger Health System chooses Epic as its next EHR vendor, beating out Cerner as the other finalist. The system will be implemented over a two-year period and will cost $100 million.