HHS Delays Data Sharing Regulation Deadlines

Healthcare Info Security

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Citing the stretched health IT resources and heavy workloads healthcare organizations face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal regulators are delaying compliance deadlines for information blocking and health IT interoperability regulations.

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT on Thursday issued an interim final rule extending the compliance dates and timeframes for the regulations as described in March.

The regulations are designed to...

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