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CA Releases $50M Grant to Support CalHHS Data Exchange Framework

The California Governor and State Legislature have allocated $50 million towards the California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Data Exchange Framework to support statewide implementation among healthcare and human services organizations…

By January 31, 2023, hospitals, physician practices, and certain other entities must sign a data sharing agreement (DSA) governing participation in the CalHHS Data Exchange Framework. Once the Framework takes full effect on January 31, 2024, parties must exchange health data with other Framework participants.

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California’s health organizations can now sign first ever statewide Data Sharing Agreement

The California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) this week launched a new online portal allowing providers to sign on to California’s first ever Data Sharing Agreement (DSA)…
Healthcare entities, including general acute care hospitals, physician organizations and medical groups, skilled nursing facilities, health service plans and disability insurers, Medi-Cal managed care plans, clinical laboratories, and acute psychiatric hospitals, are required to sign the DSA by January 31st, 2023.
John Ohanian, Chief Data Officer at CalHHS’s Center for Data Insights and Innovation, emphasized the benefits of the DSA and Data Exchange Framework on the healthcare system.

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