What you need to know
- Apple is set to begin a CARIN API that could make insurance claims much more easily accessible.
- The API could add the feature to apps, including Apple's own Health app.
- Testing will begin this year with full release of the API in 2020.
Apple is set to start testing a new third-party API from CARIN that will make insurance claims much more accessible. Announced at the 2019 Blue Button Developers Conference, the could even make its way into the iOS Health app.
The point man for Apple will be Ricky Bloomfield, MD, who will communicate with personal from Anthem, BlueCross, BlueShield, Human and more. Google and Microsoft are also involved in the project.
The data will be tested this year and CARIN hopes to officially launch the API next year.
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