CHIME Policy Webinar: Understanding & Executing on New Information Blocking and Interoperability Mandates – sponsored by Infor - Shared screen with speaker view
Andrew Tomlinson
Email us at policy@chimecentral.org to be added to our debrief or engage further with us on these topics!
Andrew Tomlinson
Yes, this slide deck will be sent to all registered attendees after today’s event along with a recording.
Andrew Tomlinson
Have a FHIR in your belly for more health IT content? Looking for more ways to engage with us here at CHIME? Be sure to sign-up to attend our CHIME 20 Digital Recharge this November: https://chimecentral.org/events/chime20-digital/
Mari Savickis
if you want a one on one consult with the policy team hit us up at policy@chimecentral.org.
Mari Savickis
ONC info blocking does not change your HIPAA or other federal mandates. There is also an exception on privacy you may want to review.
Caitlin Kelly
If you have a question or comment for our speakers, let us know by typing your question or comment inside the Q&A box.
Mari Savickis
to Aimee's question - see our cheat sheet on the privacy exception here: https://chimecentral.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Privacy-Information-Blocking-Exception-Cheat-Sheet.pdf
Andrew Tomlinson
CHIME’s full information blocking toolkit can be found here: https://chimecentral.org/public-policy/interoperability/
Mari Savickis
Aimee - also see this excerpt from our Info Blocking implementation guide:
Mari Savickis
NOTE:The final rule advises that actors should assess their policies and practices related to verifyingthe identity of patient, or a legal representative of a patient for consistency with the finalizedPrivacy and Security exceptions. Actor should also assess its policies and practicesimplemented to confirm a representative’s legal authority to access or request or authorizeaccess, exchange, and use of a minor’s EHI on behalf of a minor information in context of thefinalized Privacy and Security Exceptions. In cases where otherwise applicable law prohibits aspecific access, exchange, or use of information, an exception to Part 171 is not necessary dueto the exclusion of “required by law” practices from the statutory information blocking definition.Where access and exchange is permissible by law and an actor simply lacks the technicalcapability to provide access, exchange, or use in a specific requested mechanism, format, ormanner, the actor should review its policies and practices for consistency wi
Mari Savickis
see bottom of page 24 of this document: https://chimecentral.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/061420_CHIME-Information-Blocking-Cheat-Sheet-FINAL-RULE1-1.pdf
Andrew Tomlinson
“Information Blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program: Extension of Compliance Dates and Timeframes in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency"
Andrew Tomlinson
Follow all developments with the rule review at OMB here: https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eoDetails?rrid=131154
Andrew Tomlinson
We will also alert members once this rule is released.