The Health IT Now Coalition filed comments on the proposed modifications to the time line related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014. HITN is opposed to changing the timeframe.
Health IT Now thanks the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for inviting our coalition to participate in the Public Listening Session on the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient.
Health IT Now filed a comment in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record (EHR) Certification Criteria; Interoperability Updates and Regulatory Improvements published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2014. You can view the entire letter here.
Last week, letters signed by dozens of Health IT Now members were sent to key members of Congress regarding interoperability, information blocking and telemedicine legislation.