Bill includes OSA-backed language on electronic prescribing, electronic prior authorizations, and access to telehealth services for treatment of substance use disorders.
Bill would enact a Prescription Safety Alert System to deliver real-time information to clinicians on opioid dispensing patterns.
Coalition says "It is fitting that Congress would put oversight measures in place to ensure that the intent of 21st Century Cures is followed and that the administration upholds its end of the bargain."
Letter urges lawmakers to harness the potential of these groundbreaking tools to aid the shift toward value-based care.
"The administration has had 601 days to draft and publish clear information blocking regulations ... it is past time for a proposal to be made."