Health IT Group: ONC Interoperability Plan Goes Beyond Congress’ Intent

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / May 30, 2019 at 6:21 PM
The Health Innovation Alliance (HIA) is calling on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to “go back to the drawing board” and rework its proposed interoperability rule, saying that proposed exceptions to information blocking prohibitions are too broad and the definitions of electronic health information (EHI) and health information networks (HINs) go beyond the intent of Congress and the agency’s regulatory authority. Joel White, executive director of HIA, said Thursday (May 30) the broad definitions and...

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