CCHIT has opened its “CCHIT Certified Comprehensive IFR Stage 1” and “Modular IFR Stage 1” certification programs — both formerly entitled “2011” programs — to align with the Interim Final Rule issued by HHS earlier this year. The updated Criteria, Test Scripts, Handbooks, Agreements and other supportive documents are available now and applications are open for the following programs:
CCHIT Certified Comprehensive
- Ambulatory EHR IFR Stage 1
- Inpatient EHR IFR Stage 1
- Emergency Department EHR IFR Stage 1
- ePrescribing IFR Stage 1
Modular EHR technology
- Eligible Providers IFR Stage 1
- Hospitals IFR Stage 1
CCHIT is currently accepting public comment on its most recent work, including Behavioral Health criteria and test scripts, Dermatology criteria and test scripts, and Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) criteria and test scripts. Comments will be accepted until March 16 at 6 PM Eastern.
The organization is also planning a Town Hall meeting at HIMSS in Atlanta (March 1, 12:15 – 1: 45 pm in the Georgia Ballroom 3).