President Trump signs an executive order ending the payment of cost-sharing subsidies to insurers to support ACA’s individual markets.
Former CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt accepts a position at private equity firm General Atlantic, where he will focus on healthcare investments in underserved populations.
An 85-year-old primary care provider in New Hampshire claims she is being forced to retire for refusing to implement an EHR, while the State Board of Medicine says she agreed to surrender her license “in light of an investigation into her record-keeping, prescribing practices, and medical decision-making.”
Microsoft President Brad Smith blames North Korean hackers for launching the WannaCry cyberattack that infected several NHS hospitals earlier this year. He says, “I think at this point that all observers in the know have concluded that WannaCry was caused by North Korea using cyber tools or weapons that were stolen from the National Security Agency in the United States.”