HealthData Management: ONC funding slashed by $17M in FY 2020 under WH budget

“The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has a lot on its plate in Fiscal Year 2020, but the agency may have to do more with less.”

“The Trump administration on Monday released the President’s FY 2020 budget request for the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes a total of $43 million for ONC—a reduction of $17 million from FY 2019…”

“Specifically, ONC’s FY 2020 priorities include: Developing data standards and the implementation of a trusted exchange framework and common agreement across health information networks.

Focusing standards work on application programming interface standards, demonstration projects and pilots, implementation testing and collaborating with industry stakeholders.

Working with…” Read the full article here.

Source: ONC funding slashed by $17M in FY 2020 under WH budget – By Greg Slabodkin, March 12, 2019. HealthData Management.

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