"Epic CEO Judy Faulkner asked Biden during an (until now) private meeting between EHR executives and administration officials, “Why do you want your medical records? They’re a thousand pages of which you understand 10,” recalled Greg Simon, who worked on the moonshot and is now president of the Biden Cancer Initiative. Biden responded, “None of your business,” according to Simon, who detailed the conversation during a MedCity conference in Philadelphia. “If I need to, I’ll find someone to explain them to me and, by the way, I will understand a lot more than you think I do,” the former VP said." - Politico
Another good reflection on this negotiation comes from a blog post here.