The proposed rule setting processes for the accounting of disclosures of protected health information is way before its time and should be withdrawn, according to the Healthcare Billing & Management Association.

"Perhaps in five years, after practice management and EMR systems have evolved further and affordable, more sophisticated capabilities can be incorporated into these systems, the proposed capabilities may begin to appear and/or have a likely chance of being successfully developed and delivered," the association contends in a comment letter to the HHS Office for Civil Rights.

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