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Establishment of the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology

Establishment of the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the Secretary45 CFR Part 170
 
RIN 0991-AB59Establishment of the Permanent Certification Program for Health InformationTechnologyAGENCY:
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology,Department of Health and Human Services
 ACTION:
Final
 
rule.
 SUMMARY
: This final rule establishes a permanent certification program for thepurpose of certifying health information technology (HIT). This final rule is issuedpursuant to the authority granted to the National Coordinator for Health InformationTechnology (the National Coordinator) by section 3001(c)(5) of the Public HealthService Act (PHSA), as added by the Health Information Technology for Economic andClinical Health (HITECH) Act. The permanent certification program will eventuallyreplace the temporary certification program that was previously established by a finalrule. The National Coordinator will use the permanent certification program to authorizeorganizations to certify electronic health record (EHR) technology, such as CompleteEHRs and/or EHR Modules. The permanent certification program could also beexpanded to include the certification of other types of HIT.
DATES:
These regulations are effective [INSERT DATE - 30 DAYS AFTERPUBLICATION IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER
]
. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register
 
2 of 277as of [INSERT DATE - 30 DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION IN THE FEDERALREGISTER
]
.
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Steven Posnack, Director, FederalPolicy Division, Office of Policy and Planning, Office of the National Coordinator forHealth Information Technology, 202-690-7151.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:Acronyms
APA Administrative Procedure ActARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009CAH Critical Access HospitalCCHIT Certification Commission for Health Information TechnologyCGD Certification Guidance DocumentCHPL Certified Health Information Technology Products ListCMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesCORE Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange®CAQH Council for Affordable Quality HealthcareEHR Electronic Health RecordFACA Federal Advisory Committee ActFFP Federal Financial ParticipationFFS Fee for Service (Medicare Program)HHS Department of Health and Human ServicesHIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996HIT Health Information Technology
 
3 of 277HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical HealthILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
 
ISO International Organization for StandardizationIT Information TechnologyLAP Laboratory Accreditation ProgramMA Medicare AdvantageMRA Mutual/Multilateral Recognition ArrangementNIST National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNPRM Notice of Proposed RulemakingNVCASE National Voluntary Conformity Assessment System EvaluationNVLAP National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation ProgramOIG Office of Inspector GeneralOMB Office of Management and BudgetONC Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information TechnologyONC-AA ONC-Approved AccreditorONC-ACB ONC-Authorized Certification BodyONC-ATCB ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification BodyOPM Office of Personnel ManagementPHSA Public Health Service ActRFA Regulatory Flexibility ActRIA Regulatory Impact AnalysisSDO Standards Development OrganizationSSA Social Security Act

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