Leaders in the fight against information blocking say proposed rule will "create a market worse than today's status quo."
Draft bill introduced by Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA).
Bipartisan, bicameral pair of bills would amend flawed 42 CFR Part 2 law that impedes care coordination and threatens patient safety.
Bill would enact a Prescription Safety Alert System delivering real-time information to stop inappropriate prescribing and dispensing of opioids.
Coalition seeks clarity on provisions in proposed rules that could increase provider burden and stop short of achieving widespread interoperability.