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VA Releases New Proposed Rule: Consent for Release of VA Medical Records

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a proposed rule on January 19, 2018 titled Consent for Release of VA Medical Records. The proposed rule would allow the release of a veteran's medical records to a health information exchange (HIE) community partner if the community partner HIE confirms it has received patient consent. The VA is seeking comments through March 20, 2018. To view the proposed rule, click here.