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Updated 12/8/22

The CARIN IG for Blue Button® has been officially published as an STU2. Congratulations to all who were involved and a huge thank you to all of you for being so instrumental in getting the STU2 update to publication.

IG link:


Updated 11/11/22

Today, we held a kick off call to discuss next steps regarding the CARIN IG for Digital Insurance Card and prep for the January HL7 Connectathon. The next CARIN IG for Digital Insurance Card Meeting will occur 11/18 from 1 PM ET - 2 PM ET.  Notes from the call can be found here: 111122 CARIN IG for Digital Insurance Card Meeting

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Password: 730611

Updated 11/2/22

On November 2 we reviewed of the changes that occurred between STU1 and STU2 of the CARIN IG for Blue Button. A recording can be found here:
Passcode: yOph&r4a 

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name20220919 - CARIN Blue Button STU2 Changes Overview.pdf

CARIN IG for Digital Insurance Card STU1 Published

Welcome to the CARIN Alliance

The CARIN Alliance is a bipartisan, multi-sector collaborative working to advance consumer-directed exchange of health information.


Convened by David Blumenthal, David Brailer, Aneesh Chopra, and Mike Leavitt in early 2016, its members include leading U.S. organizations in three categories:

  • Consumers – Consumer advocates, purchasers, and others.
  • HIPAA covered entities – Providers, plans and clearinghouses, and their business associates.
  • HIPAA non-covered entities – Consumer-facing digital health apps, devices and services, consumer platforms, researchers, and infrastructure firms including standards setting organizations, identity providers, certifiers, and data exchange networks.

 To learn more, click here.

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titleCARIN Alliance Overview

Key Contacts

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titleCARIN Board Members and Community Members

Project Contacts






Ryan HowellsPrincipalLeavitt Partners

Program Manager
Dave LeeDirectorLeavitt Partners

Policy, Real-time Pharmacy Benefit Check, Trust Framework projects
Mark RobertsManagerLeavitt Partners

Lead for the CARIN IG for Digital Insurance Card, Co-Lead for CARIN IG for Blue Button, Connectathons, Contracting
Ashley HudakAssociateLeavitt Partners

Digital Identity and Trust Framework projects
Jourdan LauresOperationsLeavitt PartnersMembership, Mailing Lists, Meeting Invites, Quarterly
Pooja BabbrahSenior ConsultantPoint of Care Partners

Lead for the CARIN Consumer-facing real-time pharmacy benefit check implementation guide
Amol Vyas
Chief ArchitectCambia Health Solutions

Lead for the CARIN Blue Button implementation guide