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The effective implementation and use of health information technology (IT) is absolutely essential for improving the quality and safety of health care — and now is a critical time for consumer input.
The momentum for adoption of health IT is growing, and we've been there every step of the way to ensure that when it gets done, it gets done right.
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Consumer Partnership for eHealth (CPeH) is a coalition of more than 50 consumer, patient and labor organizations working at the national, state and local levels to advance private and secure health IT in ways that measurably improve the lives of individuals and their families. More
“The guidance released yesterday is an important step forward in helping patients exercise their right to access their health information under HIPAA, including electronically. Our cadre of volunteer ‘tracer’ patients has found that, unfortunately, confusion surrounding HIPAA persists and often means that patients don’t get the kind of access to their health care information they need,” said the campaign’s coordinator Christine Bechtel. Read More
Megan is the mother of a child with a rare genetic syndrome. Here, she shares her story of overcoming many obstacles – from high fees to puzzling policies and procedures – to get copies of her daughter’s medical records so she can better coordinate her care. Read More
The National Partnership for Women & Families appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on the proposed rule on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, Medicaid and CHIP Comprehensive Quality Strategies, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability. Read More