Sorry, Congress Needs to do Something About Data Blocking

from THCB at http://bit.ly/21DQzVM on February 28, 2016 at 11:33PM


By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD and DEBORAH PEEL, MD Now it’s clear. On Thursday, the Office for Civil Rights, responsible for HIPAA enforcement and protecting the public, published a new guidance to interpret HIPAA with respect to data blocking. The limits of the current law are now evident. In the interest of affordable health care, the