Azar Frustrated That Some Stakeholders Are Fiercely Pushing Back Against Interoperability Rules

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The two interoperability proposals, released by the ONC and the CMS early last year, are designed to make it easier for providers, insurers and patients to exchange health data, HHS Secretary Alex Azar says. But some groups have expressed privacy concerns about the changes. Meanwhile, experts say a national patient identifier may help some, but it won’t act as a cure-all for all coordination woes. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/azar-frustrated-that-some-stakeholders-are-fiercely-pushing-back-against-interoperability-rules/