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Reproductive Care Final Rule: What It Means and What Organizations Need to Do

By Marisol Cooke
Director, Health Care Consulting Practice
Moss Adams

In April 2024, a federal ruling related to HIPAA privacy around reproductive rights introduced enhanced privacy protections for patients and providers. Beyond awareness about compliance, integrating upgraded security protocols to safeguard sensitive reproductive health information could help reinforce patient security - and trust. Read article
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Healthcare in Crisis: Exploring Immigration as a Vital Solution for the U.S.

By Kathleen Campbell Walker
Chair, Immigration Practice Group, Dickinson Wright PLLC

A recent commentary published by Brookings provides a sobering crystal ball into the future regarding healthcare demands. Over the first two years of the pandemic, the U.S. economy lost 400,000 workers in residential care facilities and nursing, and at present, the shortage is approximately 130,000 based on pre-pandemic levels. Read article
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The U.S. Supreme Court Gases Chevron

By Craig B. Garner
Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation

The spotlight shining on One First Street, NE, in Washington, D.C. only brightens as the U.S. Supreme Court continues to adjudicate morality while expanding the influence of the Constitution’s Article III. Notwithstanding the growing personal attacks on integrity, each of the nine justices generally remains consistent in comparison to their historical Constitutional interpretation, and in most instances the Justices of the Supreme Court are still the steady beacon of light upon whom the nation relies during times of moral crisis. Read article
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Washington’s Uneven Hospital Landscape: How Price Levels Vary Statewide

Contributed by Drew Oliveira, MD, MHA
Executive Director, Washington Health Alliance

In the face of a mounting health care affordability crisis, transparency in hospital pricing, representing about a third of the total healthcare dollars, has become a substantial concern among those who pay for and receive health care services across Washington state. Read article
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Health Plan Financial Reports for California, Ohio and Washington State

By David Peel
Publisher and Editor, Healthcare News

We recently updated our financial reporting for health plans in California, Ohio and Washington State. Click on the links below to see the numbers.

Most Downloaded Articles

The following articles were downloaded most often from January 2024 through June 2024.
  1. An Overview of the Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance 2nd Edition By Al Rundio, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
  2. Top Five Shoes for Nurses By David Peel, Publisher and Editor, Healthcare News
  3. Rethink Performance Management to Serve Your Employees - and Your Organization By Brett Addis, Director, Human Capital Advisory of Moss Adams
  4. Recharge and Illuminate Your Workplace in 2024 By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  5. New California Health Care Worker Minimum Wage Requirements in 2024 By Georgia Green and Pat Oungpasuk of Moss Adams
  6. TikTok Does Not Like Your Hospital By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation
  7. Mitigate Risk in Your Emergency Department By Dawn Isaacs and Pat Oungpasuk of Moss Adams
  8. CMS to Provide Incentive Payments to ACOs and Primary Care Providers in 2025 By Georgia Green and Steven Hartley of Moss Adams
  9. Top Health Care Concerns: Prepare for Reimbursement and Transaction Constraints By Chris Pritchard, Partner and Health Care Industry Practice Leader, Moss Adams
  10. FTC Declares Employees Free from Most Noncompetes, But How Far Does the Ban Go and Will It Last? By Jeffrey M. Beemer and Alleanna B. Siacon of Dickinson Wright PLLC