Response to ONC RFI on advancing interoperability of EHRs and HIE

At last weekend's #healthfoo I proposed that one unconference session be devoted to preparing a comment letter responding to the ONC RFI on Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange. We discussed three possible sub-regulatory changes (which is what ONC asked for), and reiterated the value of a specific regulatory change that would not require a new […]

New OIG Self-Disclosure Protocol

The OIG released an updated self-disclosure protocol this week, about ten months after putting out a call for comments on the old protocol. The new protocol imposes some new burdens on the disclosing entity, such as a shorter timeline for internal investigations and reporting, and higher minimum fines. According to the OIG, the benefits of […]