Healthcare Industry Celebrates ‘One-In, Two-Out’ Executive Order

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump meets with representatives from PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. According to its website PhRMA "represents the country's leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies." (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Healthcare industry stakeholders are lauding President Donald Trump’s latest executive order which requires executive departments or agencies to remove at least two previously implemented regulations for every new one issued. The order could have major ramifications for healthcare, one of the most regulated industries in the U.S. economy. Providers and vendors face a myriad of rules drafted by numerous agencies and departments, including the CMS, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Food and Drug Administration and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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