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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Insurance Enrollment Is Lagging — And There Are Lots Of Reasons Why

With less than a week to go before the deadline in most states, enrollment in health insurance for 2019 under the Affordable Care Act is lagging compared with the pace of previous years. That was expected, given last year’s tax law eliminated the tax penalty for not having coverage starting Jan. 1. But analysts say… Read More »

How cyber insurance can better protect providers from hacking costs

Cybersecurity threats pose enormous risks for healthcare providers, including significant liability, operational disruptions, reputational damage, regulatory scrutiny, shareholder lawsuits, patient dissatisfaction and significant cleanup costs. However, many organizations are not fully prepared for current or future threats. A 2017 study by KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), found that only… Read More »