Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Ankita Rao reports on discussions about the security of data used in the health insurance exchanges: "Henry Chao, a lead technology information officer from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said officials have completed about 80 percent of the safeguards to protect privacy when the agency rolls out what it calls 'The Hub'" (Rao, 7/17).
Also, Rao reports on Marilyn Tavenner's comments regarding the Obama administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate: "Marilyn Tavenner said at a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday that she was not consulted on the Obama administration's decision to postpone a key part of the health law requiring employers offer health insurance plans to their workers" (Rao, 7/17). Check out what else is on the blog.
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