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Summary of H.R. 2, SGR-CHIP

The Health IT Now Coalition compiled a summary of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of  2015. The full document can be found here.

SGR Reform a Long-Awaited Win

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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4.14.2015
Health IT Now: SGR Reform a Long-Awaited Win
Washington, D.C. – The Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement in support of the SGR reform bill, which passed the Senate this evening with broad, bipartisan support.

ICYMI – ONC’s Information Blocking Report Gets It Right

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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4.14.2015
ICYMI – Health IT Now: ONC’s Information Blocking Report Gets It Right
Washington, D.C.

Health IT Now Applauds House Passage of SGR-CHIP Bill

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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3.26.2015
Health IT Now Applauds House Passage of SGR-CHIP Bill
 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

Health IT Now Encouraged by HHS Proposed Rules

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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3.24.2015
Health IT Now Encouraged by HHS Proposed Rules
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the U.S.

March 18 Briefing – Health IT: The Intersection of Legislation & Regulation

Health IT: The Intersection of Legislation & Regulation 
Wednesday, March 18th 
The Health IT Now Coalition invites you to join us for a briefing luncheon that will discuss the importance of health IT and the need for a more clearly defined regulatory pathway. Health IT is critical to providing the best care to today’s patients and lowering health care costs. Lunch will be served.

Health IT Now Applauds SCOTUS Dental Board Decision

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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2.27.2015

 
Health IT Now Applauds SCOTUS Dental Board Decision
 

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the recent United States Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v.

Health IT Now Comments on 21st Century Cures Initiative

Health IT Now submitted a comment letter to Chairman Fred Upton and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding the 21st Century Cures Initiative. We are convinced technology must play a foundational role in fostering 21st Century cures. Many aspects of our current health care system encourage inefficiency and promote waste aided and abetted by program and data silos.

Health IT Now Comments on SOFTWARE II

Health IT Now sent a comment letter to Congressman Blackburn and Congressman Green on the revised SOFTWARE draft. HITN believes the Committee has substantial opportunities to promote innovation by clearly defining the products subject to FDA review and those products that are not. The latest draft is the clearest, best written bill on the subject we have seen to date.

Health IT Now Comments on Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

Health IT Now filed comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan. Overall, we are pleased to see that the interoperability of health information systems is a cornerstone of the strategic plan.

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