HHS Missed Half Its Deadlines Under PPACA, Analysis Says

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 1:34 PM EDT) -- Federal regulators have missed nearly half the deadlines for finalizing elements of health care reform, creating uncertainty but also potentially avoiding errors associated with rushed work, researchers with the right-leaning American Action Forum said Thursday.

In a written analysis, the organization chastised the Obama administration for tardiness in implementing 20 of 42 regulations that were assigned due dates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Similar delays have accompanied the Dodd-Frank financial industry overhaul, but researchers said health reform is easier to accelerate because it’s...
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