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Pricing Glitch Afflicts Rollout of Online Health Exchanges

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.

U.S. FDA issues final rule on medical device identifier codes

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.

HAMC going digital

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.

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