Pentagon Ready to Certify Health Records Interoperability with VA

The Defense Department notified lawmakers this week it has met congressionally mandated requirements for health records interoperability requirements with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

In a letter addressed to Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall said the Pentagon has surpassed requirements established in the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act for sharing outpatient data of millions of military personnel with VA to improve patient care for soldiers and veterans alike.

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