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Federal judge rules that Indiana University can require Covid vaccines for students

A medical worker receives the Covid-19 vaccine at the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University on April 7, 2021 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. Southern Visual | Visual China Group | Getty Images A federal judge ruled Sunday that Indiana University can require its students to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first… Read More »

Judge rules in favor of HHS in health plan lawsuit on Medicare Advantage star rating calculations

Photo: monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Department of Health and Human Services and against three health plans which had sought to overturn a decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on how Medicare Advantage star ratings were calculated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior United States District… Read More »

Confusion remains about ONC information blocking rules, even after start date

A poll taken this past month found that many healthcare industry stakeholders were still confused about federal information blocking rules – even though they were finalized more than a year ago and their new April 5 start date has been long publicized.   Now that the info blocking rules drafted by the Office of the… Read More »

The Latest: LA mayor criticizes state over vaccination rules

SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says a lot of pandemic deaths could have been prevented in California if the state had focused earlier on vaccinating people in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Garcetti also said Friday the federal and state governments haven’t given local officials like him enough freedom to inoculate who they… Read More »