Frequent Questions

How are waivers evaluated?

Because data standardization is critical to information integration efforts, provisions for data standard conformance waivers will only be granted in those instances where they are clearly warranted. Waiver evaluation criteria used in consideration of waiver disposition will include, but is not limited to, life cycle of the system/application, applicability of data standard, burden on the regulated community and/or information trading partners, use of the data for secondary purpose.

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