Coalition Response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Metadata Standards to Support Nationwide Electronic Health Information Exchange

Health IT Now is pleased to respond to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Metadata Standards to Support Nationwide Electronic Health Information Exchange published in the Federal Register on August 9, 2011.

Health IT Now (HITN, http://www.healthitnow.org) is a group of 62 organizations that came together to promote adoption and use of HIT to lower costs and improve quality. Our membership is diverse; it includes health care providers, small businesses, large employers, unions, patient advocates and consumers, insurers, brokers and agents, and others that share our views. These comments reflect those of the Coalition and not necessarily those of any individual member.