Regulatory Issues

Accelerating API and App Connectivity: Consumer Perspectives

By Kevin Chaney, Allison Dennis & Teresa Zayas Cabán – With the publication of the ONC Cures Act Final Rule, health IT developers, healthcare providers, and app developers now have formal direction regarding the content and transaction standards required for consumers to access their health information using standards-based APIs and healthcare apps.

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Monday Morning Rounds with CMS

In case you missed it, this is recent communication from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Subscribe to their email lists to keep up to date on all press and news releases.

2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan is Now Available

By Elise Sweeney Anthony, Seth Pazinski & Peter Karras – On October 30th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the final 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan. The Plan demonstrates the federal government’s ongoing, coordinated focus on improving the access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.

What’s Happening at the ONC – 11-06-20

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including the release of the 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, an informational webinar on 11/9 about the plan, the Cures Rules compliance dates and timeframes extended & more.