45 CFR 170.300 - Applicability.

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§ 170.300 Applicability.
(a) The certification criteria adopted in this subpart apply to the testing and certification of Complete EHRs and EHR Modules.
(b) When a certification criterion refers to two or more standards as alternatives, use of at least one of the alternative standards will be considered compliant.
(c) Complete EHRs and EHR Modules are not required to be compliant with certification criteria or capabilities specified within a certification criterion that are designated as optional.
(d) In§ 170.314, all certification criteria and all capabilities specified within a certification criterion have general applicability (i.e., apply to both ambulatory and inpatient settings) unless designated as “inpatient setting only” or “ambulatory setting only.”
(1) “Inpatient setting only” means that the criterion or capability within the criterion is only required for certification of EHR technology designed for use in an inpatient setting.
(2) “Ambulatory setting only” means that the criterion or capability within the criterion is only required for certification of EHR technology designed for use in an ambulatory setting.
[75 FR 44649, July 28, 2010, as amended at 77 FR 54286, Sept. 4, 2012]

Title 45 published on 2014-10-01.

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Title 45 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR Part 170 after this date.

  • 2015-05-05; vol. 80 # 86 - Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR - Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, Including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      42 CFR Part 412