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Dr. Micky Tripathi on interoperability, health equity & how his work with VCs will help him lead the ONC

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In a wide-ranging interview, the National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Micky Tripathi discussed his career and how his varied experiences have expanded his perspective. He also spoke about ONC’s plans for the future, which include “evangelizing” about the opportunities the federal interoperability rules will… Read More »Dr. Micky Tripathi on interoperability, health equity & how his work with VCs will help him lead the ONC

Biden to reopen ACA marketplaces for 3 months

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The Biden administration established a special enrollment period to give uninsured Americans a chance to sign up for insurance on the HealthCare.gov markets. Providers and payers applauded the announcement, but it remains to be seen whether the move will encourage people to get insured.

Aetna expands gender-affirming surgery coverage

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Aetna will now cover breast augmentation for trans women, signaling hope for increased access to healthcare for the transgender community. The coverage expansion comes after transgender individuals and groups advocated for the change.