Hill Tech Happenings, Week of May 29

May 31

Hearing:
The Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on international proposals to regulate the Internet.
10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn Building

June 1

Hearing:
The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity and capital markets.
9:30 a.m., 2128 Rayburn Building

USACM Comments on Electronic Health Records

USACM submitted its public comment on the proposed new and revised certification standards and implementation specifications that define the technological capabilities, functionality, and security of health information technology and electronic health records used in the Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Programs.

The proposed new and revised certification standards are part of the national effort to modernize our healthcare infrastructure under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act). The goal is to provide better managed patient care through improved health information technology and electronic health records.
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