Aggressively implemented by the Trump administration, we now see the fruit beginning to emerge in 2021 under the Biden administration. It is a very broad law with many aspects, including a new approach for Health Information Exchanges (HIE) called the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that is only now being defined. But the most impactful part of the new law are the mandates around the new Patient Access API.
Now is the time for health plans to start to think beyond compliance: How can you use this newly available data to support and improve critical business functions?
Managing patient information across care settings and platforms for core business functions, interoperability, and patient safety requires coordination and collaboration. Especially with new interoperability mandates going into effect on July 1, there are a lot of questions about what this means.
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Health Care announced an expanded collaboration with Epic, the country’s leading EHR, to offer identity verification and authentication solutions to healthcare providers using the Epic MyChart patient portal.