The 21st Century Cures Act will transform national interoperability and set new legal standards for public health IT. When the ONC final ruling was published in May of 2020 and important deadlines are approaching. From API certifications to real-world testing, there are quite a few requirements that must be met to avoid fines and keep government funding. By improving interoperability and preventing information blocking, the regulations are meant to improve both the individual patient and population health outcomes.
That said, the new regulations will impact a wide variety of stakeholders in the healthcare space over the next few years. Healthcare entrepreneurs and product managers will be expected to comply with the new set of tech standards and opportunity-seeking healthcare investors will need to familiarize themselves with the new requirements. As healthcare tech developers, we realize that’s a tall order, so we wanted to make things a bit more simple. We’ve put together a 21st Century Cures Act Summary for those who are looking to get a 360 view of the act and a better understanding of what to expect.
The 21st Century Cures Act is a lengthy and complex piece of legislation, so we’ve dwindled it down for you. We created a condensed run-through of the regulations and an easy-to-follow explanation of some of the major terms. The Arcweb 2st Century Cures Act Summary aims to:
- Answer major questions
- Provide a comprehensive timeline of compliance due dates
- Summarize implications for varying stakeholders
- Define key terms highlighted in the Final Ruling
- Provide external government resources
This summary should be a helpful tool for you on your journey here to full compliance. Get a better understanding of how the final rule will impact your product or business. If you have any further questions, our team would be happy to have a conversation with you and answer any questions that may come up. Check out the guide here.