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ONC Certification Programs to Help Providers Choose EHR Technology
The ONC Certification Program provides a defined process to ensure that EHR technologies meet the standards and certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of HHS to help providers and hospitals achieve Meaningful Use objectives and measures established by CMS.
Standards and Certification Criteria
The standards and certification criteria established by ONC set the required capabilities and related standards and implementation specifications that certified electronic health record (EHR) technology will need to include in order to, at a minimum, support the achievement of meaningful use by eligible professionals and eligible hospitals under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
Certified Health IT Product List
Search the Certified Health IT Product List for EHR technology (Complete EHRs and EHR Modules) that has been tested and certified under the temporary certification program.
ONC Begins Accepting Requests for ONC-AA Status
On January 16, 2014, the National Coordinator published a notice in the Federal Register to announce the 30-day period during which requests for ONC-AA status may be submitted. The period will open January 16, 2014, and close February 18, 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the standards and certification criteria, certification process for EHR technology, and ONC’s health IT certification programs and Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies.