Drs. Kate Goodrich and Don Rucker Testify Before Senate Committee
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Posted by: Katie Keenan
Drs. Kate Goodrich and Don Rucker Testify Before Senate Committee on Implementing 21st Century Cures Act
On Tuesday, May 7th, Kate Goodrich, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Chief Medical Officer for the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), along with Donald Rucker, M.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), Health and Human Services (HHS) delivered the second set of testimonies before the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) Committee on implementing the provisions of title IV of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). Drs. Goodrich and Rucker outlined the CMS and ONC proposed rules, which aim to make electronic health information (EHI) available to patients and providers. The recording and testimonies are available on the senate.gov website.
Public Comment on both HHS Proposed Rules open through June 3rd
Provide your comments directly to ONC and CMS by June 3rd. Visit the PCPI website for information on why PCPI Advocacy is at the forefront of interoperability and for our expert reference guides on the HHS proposed rules.