Information Blocking

The Information Blocking Final Rule is in effect

Cures Act Information Blocking

The Information Blocking Final Rule, which took effect on April 5, 2021, defines information blocking as a practice that interferes, prevents, or discourages access, exchange, or use of electronic health information.

The Information Blocking Final Rule, which took effect on April 5, 2021, defines information blocking as a practice that interferes, prevents, or discourages access, exchange, or use of electronic health information (EHI). Under this rule, physicians are required to respond to any legitimate request to exchange or provide access to EHI stored in their EHR.
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Related Events

HITEQ Webinar Information Sharing vs. Information Blocking: How to be Compliant with CURES (June 10, 2021)
During this webinar, the HITEQ Center discusses the changing landscape of electronic health information sharing in the context of the 21st Century CURES act and information blocking. The focus of this discussion centered on what health centers should do now that the April 5, 2021 compliance deadline has passed and what health centers should do when patients ask for their medical records.

Information Blocking Rule Learning Session Resources (Members Only)

Information Blocking Rule Learning Session #1 with Oscislawski LLC- Compliance Focus
This two-part learning series presented by Oscislawski Law LLC covers applicable information blocking definitions, exceptions to otherwise prohibited information blocking practices, and specific information blocking use cases. This session focused on IBR compliance as it relates to the exceptions and HIPAA Business Associate Agreements. This session also provided a deep dive into best practices for top IBR compliance use cases.
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