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As AI adoption in healthcare grows, Senate lawmakers weigh regulation, payment approaches

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As the use of artificial intelligence technology in healthcare grows, federal lawmakers are weighing how to protect patients without hindering innovation and many in Congress are pushing for strong | As the use of artificial intelligence technology in healthcare grows, federal lawmakers are weighing how to protect patients without hindering innovation (..)

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Federal regulators, clinicians make their case against private equity in healthcare

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Federal regulators are weighing new safeguards against exploitative dealmaking by private equity firms within healthcare—and, so far, they aren't signaling any reprieve for the corporate investors | FTC, DOJ and HHS heads were receptive to testimonies given by providers and researchers Tuesday on the need for policy changes addressing private (..)

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Amedisys says Oregon regulators are reviewing its $3.7B acquisition by UnitedHealth

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Amedisys disclosed Tuesday that Oregon regulators are probing the company's potential acquisition by UnitedHealth Group. Amedisys disclosed Tuesday that Oregon regulators are probing the company's potential acquisition by UnitedHealth Group.

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New York State proposes new cybersecurity regulations for hospitals

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New York has proposed a slew of new cybersecurity regulations for the state’s hospitals and plans to funnel $500 million from its FY24 budget to help facilities upgrade their technology systems, Go | Should its proposal be finalized, the Empire State will give hospitals a year and access to a $500 million fund to bring their facilities into compliance. (..)

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Why regulators didn’t challenge Amazon-One Medical deal, despite data concerns

Health Care Dive

billion buy of primary care company One Medical closed last week without a challenge from the FTC, even as consumer protection groups and regulators aired worries about the tie-up. The ecommerce giant's $3.9

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Steward buy could add 3,000 doctors to Optum’s physician network, regulator says

Health Care Dive

A Thursday board meeting among Massachusetts regulators shed more light on UnitedHealth’s proposed buy of Stewardship Health.

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CMS tackles provider availability, exchange regulations in proposed rule

Health Care Dive

The regulation comes as the ACA exchanges, spurred by financial incentives during the COVID-19 pandemic, reached record enrollment numbers.