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Some North Carolina medical practices may not be aware of the North Carolina Statewide Health Information Exchange Act (“the Act”) or the changes that were made to the Act in 2017. However, the Act has near-term implications for health care practitioners in the state. Starting on June 1, 2018, all hospitals, physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who treat North Carolina Medicaid patients and who have an electronic health record system (EHR) must connect to North Carolina’s statewide health information exchange (“the HIE”), now known as NC HealthConnex.
The deadline to connect is fast approaching, but there is an extension process that may offer providers up to another year to consider a number of key questions and prepare for participating in the HIE.
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