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ONC Health IT Certification Program

Standards and Certification Regulations

Announcing the Enhanced Oversight Proposed Rule

ONC Issued the Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability proposed rule. The proposed rule would modify the ONC Health IT Certification Program (“Program”) and focuses on three areas:

  • ONC Direct Review of Certified Health IT
  • Oversight of ONC-Authorized Testing Laboratories

  • Transparency and Availablity of Surveillance Results

Read the HHS Press Release

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Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule – Word Version [DOCX - 228 KB]

Public Comment Template [DOCX - 80 KB]

On March 22, 2016 ONC hosted a webinar on the Proposed Rule. Proposed Rule Webinar Slides [PDF - 568 KB]

Standards and Certification Criteria

2015 Edition Final Rule

2014 Edition Release 2

2014 Edition

2011 Edition

Certified EHR Technology Definition

Certification Programs for Health IT