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QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities That Use Electronic Health Records, by Census Region — United States, 2016

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CMS proposes rule to set Part D electronic prior authorization standards

Dive Brief: CMS on Monday released a proposed rule updating the electronic prior authorization requirements for Medicare Part D plans. The proposal would require plan sponsors to support a certain version of the National Council for Prescription Drug Program SCRIPT standard for such transactions. Under the standard, providers can use an electronic prescribing system or… Read More »

Surescripts faces U.S. antitrust lawsuit over electronic prescription monopoly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against the health information network Surescripts on Wednesday, accusing them of using illegal means to maintain monopolies over two portions of the electronic prescribing market. Surescripts said in a statement that it was “disappointed” by the lawsuit and had been cooperating with the… Read More »