Prepare Now For Sharing of and Access to Electronic Health Information: Cures Act Information Blocking and Interoperability Rules Take Effect June 30, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued companion regulations advancing the interoperability of and patient access to electronic health information under the 21st Century Cures Act that will take effect June 30, 2020, with a compliance date of November 2, 2020. Now is the time to learn what the Information Blocking Rule will require and begin the work with stakeholders to establish new practices for advancing interoperability goals safely and securely. Read further for insight from Bradley attorneys on some initial steps for healthcare organizations and health IT developers to get started.