Healthcare IT Today March 10, 2022
Anne Zieger

Over the nearly one year since the 21st Century Cures Act rules against information blocking went into effect, only a few hundred complaints have been submitted to the ONC. The bulk of complaints about alleged information blocking have come in from patients.

Since April 5, 2021, when the regulations kicked in, nearly 300 complaints have come into the ONC through its information blocking portal. Given the apparent scope of the problem, this seems like a relatively small number, and suggests that the public may not be fully aware of the information blocking rules or perhaps not clear how to submit a complaint when they have one.  It’s also possible they don’t care to submit since most of the enforcement for...

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