Cures Act Implementation

  • 1.  Cures Act Implementation

    Posted 09-14-2020 05:10 PM
    I am curious to find out if anyone is running into any potential issues or risks with meeting the Cures Act implementation rules? The implementation of the API is going to be on our EMR vendor, but is there any potential access issues with the way your EMR is set up that may cause potential issues? I personally do not see any issues as we already provide our patients with access to everything in thier health record unless it falls under a privacy rule exception. The Cures Act also spells out many different exceptions that takes into account most if not all scenarios where we would not be able to provide access. I mainly want to make sure I have thought of everything that could potentially be an issue with this mandate to ensure I address with our EMR vendor.

    Savannah Knuettel
    Compliance Officer
    Galen Medical Group

    The views expressed herein are my own and do not represent those of my employer or clients. They are not meant to constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship.