Medicaid Transformation Brings Urgency to Interoperability Efforts in California

Jul 12, 2022   |   Healthcare Innovation
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The state’s ambitious Data Exchange Framework will create a common set of policies and procedures that will govern the exchange of health information

The State of California is leading a massive transformation of its Medicaid program. The California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) program, launched this year, is designed to create an easier pathway to support care for people outside of traditional healthcare settings and help address enrollees’ health-related social needs.

Underpinning this change is an effort to rethink how healthcare entities and social service agencies share data and solve stubborn interoperability issues that find many providers still shuffling paper and sending faxes. Signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on July 27, 2021, AB133 called for the creation of a Data Exchange Framework, to be established by July 1, 2022, that includes a single data-sharing agreement and a common set of… – Read Article –


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