• Progress on Electronic Health Record (EHR) Standards under Economic Stimulus Act
  • June 26, 2009 | Author: Scott D. Patterson
  • Law Firm: Saul Ewing LLP - Wayne Office
  • The HITECH Act, signed in February 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), set ambitious deadlines for the federal government to establish standards for "meaningful use" of "qualified electronic health records [EHR]" by hospitals and physicians who wish to qualify for substantial Medicare/Medicaid incentives beginning in 2011.