Massachusetts gets one-year stay on ACA rule; House GOP inches closer to post-King action plan;

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> The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services denied a request by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) for a permanent waiver for a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would hike up insurance rates for small businesses, and instead gave the state a one-year reprieve, Masslive reports. Article

> Republicans in the House of Representatives presented a rough draft of plan Wednesday for what to do if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs in the King v. Burwell case, the National Journal reports. Article

> Advocates in Pennsylvania have started a push to include the state's 20,000-plus undocumented children in the Children's Health Insurance Plan, but they face considerable opposition, CBS Philly reports. Article

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> Deven McGraw, who was an integral part of the Health IT Policy Committee's Privacy and Security Workgroup, will step into a new role at the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights as the deputy director for health information privacy. Article

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> Historically, pharmacists have taken a background role in the care process. But today pharmacists take on a more prominent role in healthcare to improve patient outcomes. Article

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