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Strong Interest in Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

INITIAL REGISTRATION ACTIVITIES REVEAL STRONG INTEREST IN MEDICARE AND MEDICAID EHR INCENTIVE PROGRAMS […]

Approved HIE State Plans

Currently Approved HIE State Strategic and Operational Plans

Approved State Plans:

The list below represents the currently approved state specific strategic and operational plans for creating HIE capacity.

State Strategic /Operational Plans and State Summaries Entity Responsible for Grant Plan Approval Date California Strategic and Operational Plans To view the documents separately click here (easier download) California Health and Human Services Agency 6/16/2010 Delaware State Summary Delaware Health Information Network 5/17/2010 Idaho Coming Soon Idaho Health Data Exchange 12/7/2010 Illinois Coming Soon Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services 12/10/2010 Maine State Summary State of Maine/Governor’s Office of Health Policy & Finance 8/16/2010 Maryland Strategic and Operational Plans The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 5/14/2010 Michigan Strategic and Operational Plans Amendment 1 Michigan Department of Health 11/29/2010 Nebraska Strategic and Operational Plans Nebraska Department of Administrative Services 11/5/2010 New Hampshire Coming Soon New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services 12/10/2010 New Mexico […]

ONC FAQs

ONC Publishes FAQs on Meaningful Use, EHR Certification Criteria

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT recently posted a set of answers to 20 frequently asked questions about its incentive program for the “meaningful use” of electronic health records, Government Health IT reports

Download all 20 Questions and Answers [PDF – 79 KB]

Question [9-10-001-1]: What certification criteria will ONC-ATCBs use to certify EHR technology for purposes of the “deeming” provision of the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition and Anti-Kickback Electronic Health Record (EHR) Exception and Safe Harbor Final Rules? Question [9-10-002-1]: If my EHR technology is capable of submitting batch files to an immunization registry using the adopted standards (HL7 2.3.1 or 2.5.1 and CVX), is that sufficient for demonstrating compliance with the certification criterion specified at 45 CFR 170.302(k)? Question [9-10-003-1]: In the “Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology” Final Rule published on July 28, […]