Stakeholders sound off on ONC, CMS interoperability rules

Federal regulators unveiled finalized interoperability and data blocking principles this week, and healthcare stakeholders have a whole lot to say about them.

The Business office of the Countrywide Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) produced an interoperability rule that would fulfill the requirements of the twenty first Century Cures Act to foster bigger sharing in healthcare. The regulation that dropped before this week mandates healthcare systems to put into action Quickly Healthcare Interoperability Sources (FHIR)-based APIs to share details with people, and outlines eight cases when interfering with details trade, or data blocking, is suitable.

The Facilities for Medicare

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