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HHS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rules on Patient Access and Interoperability

On April 19, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 30-day extension, until June 3, 2019, to the comment period for two rules proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The CMS proposed rule aims to … Continue Reading

DoD to Consider Purchase of a New Health Information Technology System

On May 21, 2013, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stated that the Department of Defense (“DoD”) will carry out a full and open competition to acquire a new health IT system to achieve electronic health record (“EHR”) modernization and integration with the electronic health records managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Based on Mr. Hagel’s … Continue Reading