The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has issued for public viewing a proposed rule establishing two certification programs--one temporary and the other permanent--to test and certify electronic health records. The rule soon will be officially published in the Federal Register, which will start the clock for a public comment period. To view the rule and accompanying documents, click here.

The proposed rule describes how an organization would be come an "ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Body" under the temporary program. An organization would submit an application and demonstrate "its competency and ability to test and certify Complete EHRs and/or EHR Modules," according to the proposed rule.

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