Rule against Information Blocking Took Effect April 5, 2021
May 12, 2021 | Strategic Insights for Health System
What's the news. Beginning April 5, 2021, federal rules enacted under the 21st Century Cures Act require eight types of clinical notes to be made available free of charge to patients. Patients may request consultation notes, discharge summary notes, notes from a history and physical examination, imaging narratives, laboratory and pathology report narratives, procedure notes, and progress notes.