Request for Health Information Technology Policy Committee Nominations, 6006 [2016-02009]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
[Page 6006]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-02009]



Request for Health Information Technology Policy Committee 

AGENCY: Government Accountability Office (GAO).

ACTION: Request for letters of nomination and resumes.


SUMMARY: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) 
established the Health Information Technology Policy Committee (HIT 
Policy Committee) and gave the Comptroller General responsibility for 
appointing 13 of its 20 members. As a result of terms ending in April 
2016, GAO is accepting nominations of individuals for three openings on 
the committee in the following categories of representation or 
expertise required in ARRA: Advocate for patients or consumers, 
representative of a health plan or third party payer, and 
representative of purchasers or employers. For appointments to the HIT 
Policy Committee to be made in April 2016 in these categories, I am 
announcing the following: Letters of nomination and resumes should be 
submitted by March 2, 2016 to ensure adequate opportunity for review 
and consideration of nominees. Acknowledgement of submissions will be 
provided within one week of submission. Please contact Mary Giffin at 
(202) 512-3710 if you do not receive an acknowledgment.

ADDRESSES: Email:; Mail: U.S. GAO, Attn: HITPC 
Appointments, 441 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20548.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: GAO Office of Public Affairs, (202) 
512-4800. 42 U.S.C. Sec.  300jj-12.

Gene L. Dodaro,
Comptroller General of the United States.
[FR Doc. 2016-02009 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.