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Unified Agenda 0991-AB59

Establishment of the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology


Under the authority granted to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (the National Coordinator) by section 3001(c)(5) of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), the National Coordinator issued a proposed rule proposing the establishment of two certification programs for the purposes of voluntarily testing and certifying health information technology. A final rule establishing a temporary certification program was issued on June 24, 2010 (75 FR 36158). The National Coordinator intends to issue a final rule establishing a permanent certification program by the end of 2010.


3 actions from March 10th, 2010 to January 7th, 2011

  • March 10th, 2010
  • May 10th, 2011
    • NPRM Comment Period End
  • January 7th, 2011


  • Steven Posnack
    Policy Analyst
    Phone 202 690-7151
    Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 200 Independence Avenue SW.,
    Washington DC 20201

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