45 CFR 170.501 - Applicability.

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§ 170.501 Applicability.

(a) This subpart establishes the processes that applicants for ONC-ACB status must follow to be granted ONC-ACB status by the National Coordinator; the processes the National Coordinator will follow when assessing applicants and granting ONC-ACB status; the requirements that ONC-ACBs must follow to maintain ONC-ACB status; and the requirements of ONC-ACBs for certifying Complete EHRs, Health IT Module(s), and other types of health IT in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary in subpart C of this part. It also establishes the processes accreditation organizations must follow to request approval from the National Coordinator and that the National Coordinator in turn will follow to approve an accreditation organization under the ONC Health IT Certification Program as well as certain ongoing responsibilities for an ONC-AA.

(b) References to the term Complete EHR and Complete EHR certification throughout this subpart do not apply to certification in accordance with any edition of certification criteria that is adopted by the Secretary under subpart C after the 2014 Edition EHR certification criteria.

[76 FR 1325, Dec. 7, 2011, as amended at 77 FR 54291, Sept. 4, 2012; 79 FR 54479, Sept. 11, 2014]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Title 45 published on 2015-10-01

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

  • 2015-10-16; vol. 80 # 200 - Friday, October 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 62602 - 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      These regulations are effective January 14, 2016, except for § 170.523(m) and (n), which are effective on April 1, 2016. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 14, 2016.
      45 CFR Part 170