Health care news from around the web: Dec. 17 – 21, 2018

Health insurance costs crushing many people who don’t get federal subsidies
Increasing premiums plus rising deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a federal health insurance subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to cheaper, less comprehensive — and sometimes inadequate — insurance.

HHS seeks public input on HIPAA Privacy Rule
The HHS Office for Civil Rights has issued a request for information seeking input from the public on how the HIPAA Privacy Rule could be modified to meet HHS’ goal of promoting coordinated, value-based care.

7 myths about caregiving costs
If you are currently providing care for an elderly relative or plan to do so in the future, filtering through the financial details as early as possible can save time and money later. Here are some common misconceptions surrounding the costs of caregiving, as well as the realities to expect.

First medical marijuana dispensary OK'd to open in Ohio
Ohio's first medical marijuana dispensary has the OK to open at the eastern edge of the state – and it could do so and make its first sale before the end of the year.

Tech Corner - Top 5 principles in becoming ‘agile’ during digital transformation
Organizations embarking on a digital transformation utilizing Agile concepts should give close consideration to these principles and the accompanying Do's and Don'ts.

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