Healthcare DIVE June 30, 2022
Rebecca Pifer

Dive Brief:

  • President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to be more transparent about the cost and performance of its beleaguered electronic health records modernization program.
  • The bill, called the VA Electronic Health Record Transparency Act, requires the VA to report the program’s costs to congressional committees on a quarterly basis, including a breakdown of program funding sources.
  • It received broad bipartisan support as lawmakers have grown increasingly frustrated with the VA’s management of the seven-year-old program, which has been dogged by delays, growing spending and operational issues since its launch.

Dive Insight:

Implementation of the EHRM program was paused last summer following operational and training issues at the Mann-Grandstaff...

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Topics: Congress / White House, EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, Provider, Technology, VA / DoD
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