HIE Public Hearings

Minnesota Health Information Exchange Service Provider Public Hearings

The Minnesota Health Information Exchange (HIE) Oversight law passed in 2010 (Minn. Stat. sections 62J.498-4982) requires entities wishing to serve as HIE Service Providers in Minnesota to apply for a Certificate of Authority and present the application at a public hearing and respond to public comment and questions. 

This page provides access to information and documents related to Minnesota Public Hearings being held to review applications for Certificates of Authority to operate as HIE Service Providers, which include Health Information Organizations (HIO) and Health Data Intermediaries (HDI).

Visit the Minnesota State-Certified Health Information Exchange Service Providers page for information on current State-Certified entities and recertification documents.

Current HIE Service Provider Applications Under Review

There is one public hearing scheduled:

HDI Applicant: Epic Systems Corporation

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (1-3:30pm)

TIES Event Center, Hamline Room
1644 Larpenteur Avenue West, Falcon Heights, MN 55108


HIE Service Provider Epic Systems Corporation
Application Materials HIE Application - Epic Systems Corporation (PDF)

Public Hearing Agenda December 7, 2016 Public Hearing Agenda - Epic Systems Corporation (PDF)
Official Notice of Public Hearing

Official Notice of Public Hearing - Epic Systems Corporation (PDF)

Application Process

Each HIE Service Provider must complete an initial certification process to have the authority to operate in Minnesota. All documentation submitted as part of the HIE Service Provider's application for certification will be posted on this page.

HIO Application (PDF)

HDI Application (PDF)

HDI-HISP Application (PDF)

Recertification Process

Each HIE Service Provider must complete an annual recertification process to maintain the authority to operate in Minnesota. All documentation submitted as part of the HIE Service Provider's request for recertification will be posted on this page while it is being considered.

Public Comments and Recommendations

How to Submit Comments as Part of the Public Hearing
Members of the public and interested stakeholders are encouraged to participate in the process and have the opportunity to submit comments in writing regarding the application prior to the hearing. An additional comment period will be open for five days after the public hearing. To see answers to commonly asked questions about the HIE Oversight process, visit the Background Information page.

    • by email to:    health.hie.certification@state.mn.us
    • by mail to:      Office of Health Information Technology
                             Minnesota Department of Health
                             85 East Seventh Place, Suite 220
                             P.O. Box 64882
                             St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

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Updated Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 03:05PM