Pew Seeks Regulatory Changes on Claims Data in Senate Panel’s Health Care Bill

Pew Seeks Regulatory Changes on Claims Data in Senate Panel’s Health Care Bill

The Pew Charitable Trusts sent a letter June 5 to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions recommending several additions to legislation proposed by the panel. The letter calls for expanding access to insurance claims data, adding a field for medical device identifiers to the claims form submitted to insurers, and supporting a single technical standard for the use of application programming interfaces to share patient data electronically.

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