Wrapping Up 2015 and Unwrapping 2016 in Health Care
February 1, 2016 - With the presidential elections looming and impacting elections in every state, advancing actual legislative issues often takes a backseat to campaign rhetoric.
As we roll into the second month of the year, there are already a host of predictions put forth as to what will be the most interesting health care stories of 2016. Here’s a selection from around the web:
Modern Healthcare predicts that despite surviving legal challenges, the Affordable Care Act faces big hurdles in amending current issues with the law.
Politico is looking at Healthcare mergers, drug pricing, and employer mandates.
Rheumatology News is focusing on insurers and related reimbursement problems as well as mentoring the next generation of rheumatologists.
In case you missed it, US News and World Report focused on health care reform in general for its 2015 look back and MedPageToday took a look back at the heavy hitters of ACA and SGR in its review of the top health policy stories from last year.