The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) Task Force will develop and advance recommendations on the TEFCA Draft 2 to inform development of the final Common Agreement.
Make specific recommendations on the Minimum Required Terms and Conditions and the Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) Technical Framework (QTF) —
- Definition, Structure, and Application Process for QHINs: Recommendations for further clarifying the eligibility requirements and application process for becoming a QHIN.
- Exchange Purposes and Modalities: Recommendations on enhancing or clarifying the seven (7) exchange purposes and three (3) exchange modalities proposed in the MRTCs, as well as provisions regarding EHI reciprocity and permitted and future uses of EHI.
- Privacy: Recommendations on privacy requirements for participating entities, including Meaningful Choice, Written Privacy Summary, Summary of Disclosures, and Breach Notifications.
- Security: Recommendations on security requirements for participating entities, including minimum security requirements, identity proofing, authorization, and authentication.
Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Task Force Meetings
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