Federal HITECH Act
HIT Provisions of the Federal Stimulus Package
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). A portion of the law creates the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act or the HITECH Act.
- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (PDF)
- HITECH Act (Div. A, Title XIII and Div. B, Title IV of ARRA) (PDF)
This page has more information on the public health reporting requirements that are part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentives Programs known as meaningful use, which was authorized through ARRA.
This page includes national resource documents, such as HIT rules and policy recommendations, and links to national HIT offices, associations, and HIT related reports.