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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Notice of Availability: Test Tools and Test Procedures Approved 
by the National Coordinator for the ONC HIT Certification Program

AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology (ONC), Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of test tools and test 
procedures approved by the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology (the National Coordinator) for the testing of EHR technology 
to the 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria under the ONC HIT 
Certification Program. The approved test tools and test procedures are 
identified on the ONC Web site at: http://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/2014-edition-final-test-method.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Bean, Director, Office of 
Certification, Office of the National Coordinator for Health 
Information Technology, 202-690-7151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  On January 7, 2011, the Department of 
Health and Human Services issued a final rule establishing a permanent 
certification program for the purposes of testing and certifying health 
information technology (``Establishment of the Permanent Certification 
Program for Health Information Technology,'' 76 FR 1262) (Permanent 
Certification Program final rule). The permanent certification program 
was renamed the ``ONC HIT Certification Program'' in a final rule 
published on September 4, 2012 (77 FR 54163) (``2014 Edition EHR 
Certification Criteria final rule''). In the preamble of the Permanent 
Certification Program final rule, we stated that when the National 
Coordinator had approved test tools and test procedures for 
certification criteria adopted by the Secretary ONC would publish a 
notice of availability in the Federal Register and identify the 
approved test tools and test procedures on the ONC Web site. In the 
2014 Edition EHR Certification Criteria final rule the Secretary 
adopted the 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria. The National 
Coordinator has approved test tools and test procedures for testing EHR 
technology to the 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria under the ONC 
HIT Certification Program. These approved test tools and test 
procedures are identified on the ONC Web site at: http://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/2014-edition-final-test-method.

    Authority:  42 U.S.C. 300jj-11.

    Dated: December 19, 2012.
Farzad Mostashari M.D.,
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2012-31484 Filed 12-31-12; 8:45 am]
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