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Axios, January 31, 2017
David Nather, featuring blog post by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)


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The executive order could have an especially big impact on implementing the 21st Century Cures law, which just passed in the last Congress. Rachel Sachs, a health care legal expert at Washington University in St. Louis, explains why in this blog post that was making the rounds yesterday: the law has all kinds of provisions that will require new regulations, such as one to make sure health IT companies don't do anything that gets in the way of exchanging electronic health information. 

Those regulations, Sachs points out, "are not ones the agency in its own judgment has decided are necessary. They are ones that Congress and the President have deemed are necessary."

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