HIT: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for EHR Technology, 2014 Edition; Revisions to the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology

With this final rule, the Secretary of Health and Human Services adopts certification criteria that establish the technical capabilities and specify the related standards and implementation specifications that Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology will need to include to, at a minimum, support the achievement of meaningful use by eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs beginning with the EHR reporting periods in fiscal year and calendar
year 2014.