• Server work on July 27th
    The loinc.regenstrief.org server will unavailable for a few hours Monday evening July 27th. During this outage you will not be able to login to the RELMA program or submit term requests. This outage will NOT affect the loinc.org website. This will be the first of a couple of short outages as we upgrade our computing […]
  • Collection ID, User ID and Collection SIte
    I am trying to find a LOINC code that will map to Collection ID, i.e., the identification of the person collecting the specimen. I have tried every way possible to present this in a RELMA search and cannot find a suitable term in LOINC. I am having the same issue with User ID and Collection […]

Strong Interest in Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

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

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 […]