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Morning Headlines 8/25/16

Draft 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory

ONC publishes a draft version of its 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory, which improves upon the 2016 version by establishing it as a web-based resource, rather than a text document, and embedding links to ongoing ONC Interoperability Proving Ground projects.

Tompkins v. 23andMe, Inc

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge throws out a class action suit brought against 23andMe challenging its arbitration clause.

States Start to Approve Steep Increases in Health Premiums

The White House is working to reassure consumers as states begin approving significant insurance rate increases for exchange plans, including an average 62 percent increase in prices for Tennessee plans, 43 percent average increases in Mississippi, and 23 percent increases in Kentucky.