Comments and Testimony

The Certification Commission is often called upon to provide comments or testimony about certification, electronic health records, and health information technology. These comments and additional materials will be made available here.

Requested Comments

  • April 22, 2013
    CCHIT Public Comment on Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange
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  • February 8, 2013
    CCHIT Public Comment on the ONC 2014 Edition Draft Test Scenarios
    PDF
  • February 4, 2013
    CCHIT Public Comment on the ONC HIT Patient Safety Action and Surveillance Plan
    PDF
  • November 21, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Seven
    PDF
  • November 16, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Six
    PDF
  • November 2, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Five
    PDF
  • October 12, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Four
    PDF
  • October 5, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Three
    PDF
  • September 28, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave Two
    PDF
  • September 21, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC Test Methods, 2014 Edition Criteria, Wave One
    PDF
  • June 25, 2012
    CCHIT Public Comment on ONC's NwHIN Governance Request for Information
    PDF
  • May 4, 2012
    CCHIT's Comments to Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology, 2014 Edition; Revisions to the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology

    General Comments
  • June 20, 2011
    CCHIT's Comments to the Health Information Technology Standards Committee's Implementation Workgroup on the EHR Temporary Certification Program, Stage 1 Meaningful Use
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  • April 21, 2011
    Certification/Adoption Work Group Health Information Technology Standards Committee
    PDF
  • January 10, 2011
    Real World Experiences with Meaningful Use
    PDF
  • December 30, 2010
    Response to Request for Public Comment on Stage 2 and 3 Meaningful Use Quality Measure Concepts
    PDF
  • May 10, 2010
    CCHIT comments on Permanent Certification in Certification NPRM
    PDF
  • April 8, 2010
    CCHIT comments on the NPRM on the Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology
    PDF
  • March 12, 2010
    CCHIT comments on the Interim Final Rule on Standards, Implementation
    Specifications, and Certification Criteria for EHRs

    PDF

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The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006. Get more information about CCHIT.