May 31, 2019

ABA Health Law Section Releases Comments on ONC’s Interoperability Proposed Rule

The Health Law Section submitted comments on The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) proposed rule regarding the 21st Century Cures Act:  Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program issued on March 4, 2019. The comments were approved by the Section’s Council and submitted on May 30, 2019.

The comments were prepared jointly by a working group of the Health Law Section’s the eHealth, Privacy & Security Interest Group. A special thank you to: Amy Fehn, Health Law Office of Amy Fehn, Southfield, MI; Matthew Fisher, Mirick O’Connell LLP, Westborough, MA; Shana Graves, USAble Life, Little Rock, AR; Shannon Hartsfield, Holland & Knight, Tallahassee, FL and Linda Malek, Moses & Singer LLP, New York, NY.

Please note these views are presented only on behalf of the Section. They have not been approved by the ABA House of Delegates or Board of Governors and should not be construed as representing the policy of the American Bar Association.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Simeon Carson, Health Law Section Director, at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.