SAFHIR identified as proven SaaS technology for payers to meet CMS mandates

ELKRIDGE, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, August 10, 2022: Onyx Technology, LLC, is pleased to announce that KLAS Research — in its necessary vendor guide — has highlighted Onyx and its flagship product SAFHIR for health insurance payers looking to meet CMS mandates on exchanging patient data.

KLAS is a trusted source of industry knowledge and Onyx is pleased to be included in their Research Insights

— Susheel Ladwa, Onyx CEO

KLAS notes: “Onyx SAFHIR: Vendor’s parent company, NewWave, collaborated with CMS to build the Blue Button 2.0 API, which SAFHIR is modeled on. Onyx reports the product provides a full FHIR interoperability solution in Microsoft Azure. Onyx also released, said to be the first payer-to-payer exchange solution, connecting over 250 health plans.”

“To enable patients to securely transfer their data from payer to payer as their coverage changes, new mandates dictate that CMS-regulated payers must be able to securely exchange patient data,” writes KLAS. “Several technology vendors are available to help health plans and state agencies comply with these interoperability requirements, providing capabilities such as patient access APIs, provider directory APIs, and payer-to-payer data exchange. This vendor guide is intended to help health plans and TPAs understand the vendor technology options.”

“KLAS is a trusted source of industry knowledge and Onyx is pleased to be included in their Research Insights,” said Susheel Ladwa, Onyx CEO. “SAFHIR is in operation and a proven technology for interoperability across the payer space. We are proud to be included in KLAS’s work.”

About Onyx Technology, LLC

Onyx is a healthcare interoperability solutions provider. Onyx emerged from work with CMS in establishing the nation’s first nationwide FHIR-based API, Blue Button 2.0. Building on this experience and expertise, Onyx has partnered with Microsoft to build the industry’s leading platform for FHIR-based interoperable exchange. Focused on standards-based, interoperable technologies that ensure security, privacy and the delivery of the right information to the right place at the right time, Onyx is the expert in enabling our customers to garner the greatest value from their participation in the healthcare eco-system of tomorrow.  Please visit us at as well as on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Mark Scrimshire
Chief Interoperability Officer

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