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Hospitals want plans to give up more data before getting medical claims info
Modern Healthcare

Hospitals want health insurance plans to give up more patient information before they can get access to Medicare and private sector claims data. The CMS should also release data from Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

In February, the CMS proposed a rule aimed at expanding access to analysis and data that could help healthcare industry stakeholders make business decisions that reduce costs and improve quality of care. Comments on the rule are due tomorrow.