ONC Addresses ACR Concerns in Updated Information Blocking Guidance

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The ACR has issued updated guidance regarding the release of radiology reports to patients under the 21st Century Cares Act “Information Blocking Provision.” The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) clarified that providers are not required by the information blocking provision to proactively release radiology reports or other electronic health information to patients who have not requested the EHI.

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ONC Addresses ACR Concerns in Updated Information Blocking Guidance