Mel Soliz Educates AzHIMA about Interoperability Data Policies

Keeping abreast of the ever-changing United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) data policy is challenging. That is why the Arizona Health Information Management Association (AzHIMA) asked Mel Soliz to speak about what’s new, what’s coming, and what’s most important about USCDI at its 2021 Fall Meeting. In her presentation, “Evolving Data Policy: What Health Care Providers Need to Know about USCDI v2,” Mel reviewed the guiding principles behind USCDI, how USCDI v2 compares to USCDI v1, what’s on the horizon for the USCDI (including v3 and USCDI+), and how the USCDI interacts with other laws. Mel is frequently consulted for her deep knowledge of federal interoperability requirements. She works closely with community health information exchanges, health care providers, and health plans to understand and create compliance...

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ASU College of Health Solutions Lauds Mel Soliz’s Contributions to MDC Advisory Board

Mel Soliz Educates AzHIMA Health Care Providers on New Industry Rules

The Arizona Health Information Management Association (AzHIMA) invited Melissa Soliz to present during live and pre-recorded sessions during their Virtual Annual Conference to help health care professionals and organizations navigate new legal requirements in the industry. Mel provided expertise regarding The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Information Blocking Rule and the Patient Access Final Rule.   During the Nov. 4 live session, Mel covered practices likely to interfere with the access, exchange, and use of electronic health information. She clarified who is required to comply with the Information Blocking Final Rule, exceptions for practices that may implicate the information blocking prohibition, and how the rule will be enforced across the industry. During the pre-recorded session, Mel explored Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

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