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There's a new term in town: "information blocking." And it's not just a different way to describe an old rule. On April 5, new federal regulations will be put in place that aim to prevent designated entities, including health care providers, from intentionally denying or materially discouraging appropriate access, exchange, or use of electronic health information. It's an important change designed to increase patient access to their health information — and noncompliance comes with consequences.

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