Interoperable means -
(1) Able to securely exchange data with and use data from other health information technology; and
(2) Allows for complete access, exchange, and use of all electronically accessible health information for authorized use under applicable State or Federal law.
42 CFR § 411.351
The definitions in this subpart apply only for purposes of section 1877 of the Act and this subpart. As used in this subpart, unless the context indicates otherwise: