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HHS Announces Second Draft of TEFCA - Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement

  • 1.  HHS Announces Second Draft of TEFCA - Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement

    Posted 04-23-2019 12:54
    HHS Announces Next Steps in Advancing Interoperability of Health Information

    ONC drafted TEFCA to fulfill the aims of the 21st Century Cures Act, in which Congress requested healthcare stakeholders lay out a path for the establishment of interoperable exchange of health information.

    The second draft of TEFCA was released on April 19 and supports network-to-network health data exchange on a national level.

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    HHS Announces Next Steps in Advancing Interoperability of Health Information
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today issued for public comment draft 2 of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that will support the full, network-to-network exchange of health information nationally. HHS also released a notice of funding opportunity to engage a non-profit, industry-based organization that will advance nationwide interoperability.
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    Annessa Kirby
    Practice Council Manager
    AHIMA
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