The Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporting Program was required in Section 4002(c) of the 21st Century Cures Act. Data collected and reported under the program will address information gaps in the health IT marketplace and provide insights on how certified health IT is being used.
Draft Developer-Reported Measures
ONC has contracted with the Urban Institute and its subcontractor, HealthTech Solutions, to identify measures that certified health IT developers will be required to report on as a condition of maintaining certification under the ONC Health IT Certification Program.
The Urban Institute published the draft measures for public feedback. The public feedback period ends on September 14, 2021.
In December 2021, the Urban Institute and HealthTech Solutions team will deliver a revised set of developer-reported measures to ONC. In 2022, ONC will begin notice and comment rulemaking to establish the developer-reported measures as a Condition and Maintenance of Certification requirement under the ONC Health IT Certification Program.
Voluntary User-Reported Measures
The Urban Institute and HealthTech Solutions team completed the development of voluntary user-reported measures. The user-reported measures were based on stakeholder engagement from August 2018 to January 2020, and were posted October 13, 2020, and were informed by public feedback. ONC does not plan further implementation of these voluntary user-reported measures at this time.