Medical Economics March 3, 2022
211 possible cases involving hospitals and physicians have been reported through the ONC portal
The 21st Century Cures Act standardized the process for the public to report claims of possible information blocking, which is a practice by a health IT developer that is likely to interfere with the access, exchange, or use of electronic health information.
The Office of the National Coordinator has created a standardized process for the public to report claims of possible information blocking via a portal, which launched April 5, 2021. Since that time, 274 cases of possible information blocking have been reported.
Of these claims, 174 were filed by patients, 42 by attorneys on behalf of patients, and 32 by health providers, with the rest...