Denver-based CORHIO and Phoenix-based Health Current, both HIEs that operate independently under the regional organization Contexture, recently earned separate Certified statuses for information security by HITRUST. Together, CORHIO and Health Current serve 1,800 healthcare organizations across Colorado and Arizona.Read More
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The AMA announced that the CPT® code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel. The provisional CPT codes will be effective for use on the condition that Pfizer’s two-dose regimen for the prevention of COVID-19 in children ages 5 to 11 receives approval or emergency use authorization from the FDA.
The American Medical Association called the Biden Administration’s interim final rule on surprise billing an undeserved gift to the insurance industry that will reduce health care options for patients.
EHNAC announced that it has posted new versions of program criteria for its 20 accreditation programs for public review. The open process for adopting criteria will commence on September 27, 2021 and end on November 29, 2021.
The Sequoia Project, a non-profit dedicated to solving health IT interoperability challenges for the public good, has launched a special edition of its popular information blocking compliance boot camp program, targeted for health plans and payers.
The Federal Trade Commission issued a policy statement affirming that health apps and connected devices that collect or use consumers’ health information must comply with the Health Breach Notification Rule, which requires that they notify consumers and others when their health data is breached.
DirectTrust announced the launch of the Information Exchange for Human Services (IX4HS) Consensus Body and is seeking participants.
The eHealth Exchange, one of the nation’s largest health information networks connecting federal agencies and providers, announced the launch of the eHealth Exchange Innovation Grant. The program seeks to award as much as $550,000 in grants and other incentives to organizations pursuing innovative ways…
The American Health Information Management Association, the American Medical Informatics Association, and the Electronic Health Record Association announced the release of a preliminary report that examines key issues related to the operationalization of the definitions of electronic health information and designated record set.