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ILHIE Interstate Issues Subcommittee - Agenda 

February 18, 2011
1 p.m.

James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph, OHIT Conference Room 2-201, Chicago

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  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Scope of Work Group activities – Possible problems or issues to be addressed:
    1. Illinois providers asked to send records out of state when Illinois residents seek treatment outside the state
    2. Illinois providers requesting records from outside Illinois when patients move to Illinois or are occasionally treated in Illinois
    3. Questions about which law applies – law of state in which patient resides? Law of requesting or receiving healthcare provider? Need to amend or adopt administrative rules to clarify?
    4. Would a common consent form be useful? Centralized national database of consents?
    5. Sufficient ability to provide records in emergency situations – need to amend? (Note information sharing for emergency preparedness, public health reporting and syndromic surveillance for early identification of flu outbreaks, etc.)
    6. Special issues for pharmacies?
    7. Special issues for hospitals and other providers with operations in more than one state?
    8. Issues that will arise from exchange of information at the federal level (NHIN, Direct, etc.)
    9. Other issues identified by work group
  3. Information about recent Illinois participation in Upper Midwest HIE Consortium (with representatives from Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin)
  4. Useful contacts with other states
  5. Decisions regarding scope of work
  6. Next steps for tasks identified
  7. Schedule of future meetings
  8. Adjourn