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Recent Editions of IMPAQ Health News

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February 21, 2020
In this week's edition, learn about the first maternal mortality report released by NCHS in over 10 years, evidence that pharmaceutical benefit manager (PBM) rebates drive up drug list prices, and IMPAQ's new study on the effectiveness of naloxone access laws in preventing opioid overdose deaths.
February 7, 2020
In this week's edition, read about CMS' Proposed 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameter Rule, why chain pharmacies may increase risks to patients, and how new price transparency rules are pushing hospitals and insurers to reveal hidden costs.
January 24, 2020
In this week's edition, read about privacy concerns sparked by a new data sharing rule from HHS, ACA Highlights for the start of 2020, and IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi's latest blog post on addressing implicit bias in health care.
January 10, 2020
In this week's edition, read about how the ACA Marketplace faired in 2019 with the removal of the Individual Mandate, the disappointing results of Health Super-Utilizer Intervention, and how hidden flaws in some electronic health records and alleged cover-ups may pose a threat to patients.
December 20, 2019
In this week's edition, read about a federal appeals court ruling against the ACA's individual mandate, new provisions in a year-end spending bill affecting health care, and research showing that a 2016 IRS insurance letter saved lives.