21st Century Cures Act

Portrait of Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Power to the Patient: Our Record, Our Right, Our Choice

Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology | March 12, 2020

On Monday, March 9th 2020, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released the long awaited final rule to address information blocking and update the ONC Health IT Certification Program as directed by Congress through the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016 (the Cures Act).

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Portrait of Elise Sweeney Anthony, J.D.

The Cures Act Final Rule: Interoperability-Focused Policies that Empower Patients and Support Providers

Elise Sweeney Anthony, J.D. | March 9, 2020

Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced the release of the 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule, which implements provisions from the 21st Century Cures Act passed by Congress. We thank Congress for the passage of the Cures Act and we look forward to implementing the final rule, which promotes patient access to their electronic health information, supports provider needs,

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