HHS Event Recognizing QHIN Applicants

MONDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2023, FROM 11:00 – 12:30 PM ET

On Monday, February 13, HHS will recognize the first set of applicant organizations that are approved for onboarding as Qualified Health Information NetworksTM (QHINsTM) under TEFCASM. Following this approval, the organizations will officially begin the onboarding process. At this event, HHS Secretary Becerra will recognize these organizations for their willingness to voluntarily step up and meet the demanding TEFCA eligibility requirements, terms, and conditions of TEFCA participation. 

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11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Welcome Remarks

  • Dr. Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT, ONC

Keynote Remarks and Presentation of Certificates

  • Secretary Xavier Becerra, Secretary, HHS

Future Opportunities

  • Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

Looking Back and Moving Forward

  • Dr. Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT, ONC 

What TEFCA Will Mean for Public Health

  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director, CDC

What TEFCA Will Mean for the Health Care Delivery System

  • Jon Blum, Principal Deputy Administrator & Chief Operating Officer, CMS

Roundtable of Approved QHIN Applicants

  • Moderator: Mariann Yeager, CEO, The Sequoia Project
  • Panelists: Representatives from the Approved QHINs

Final Remarks and Adjourn

  • Dr. Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT, ONC