The Cures Act Final Rule: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program
April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor, Impact Advisors. This teleconference will examine the recent “21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule” (referred to now as simply the “Cures Act“), a follow up to CMS’ and ONC’s earlier proposed rules. Dan and Larry provide a high-level overview of the Cures Act, and its potential implications and impact to providers, patients and health systems. Highlights include a high-level review of the provisions and content of the Cures Act; review of specified exceptions to Information Blocking and their implications; review of EHR certification updates, and impacts to providers and health systems; finalization of the USCDI and its implications; details on Patient Access and APIs; and top five things that providers and health care organizations should be doing now to prepare.