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Hello, {{lead.First Name:default=Subscriber}}, welcome to HIMSS' Health IT Policy Update, bringing you the latest news on Congressional, federal, and state health IT legislative and regulatory activities from HIMSS' Government Relations office. We welcome your feedback. If you're reading this complimentary newsletter online or receiving it as a forward, please subscribe.

HIMSS Recommends that HHS Move the Start Date of the Requirements Around Using 2015 Edition Certification Criteria
HIMSS recommended moving the start date for the requirements around using the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria to July 1, 2018, rather than January 1, 2018.

HIMSS Submits letter on NIST Cybersecurity Framework Draft
HIMSS continues to track the development of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

OMB Releases Memo on Reducing Federal Civilian Workforce
The memo will replace the Federal "Hiring Freeze" Memorandum issued by President Trump on January 23, 2017.


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