2020 Statements & Positions

December 1, 2020                              EHR Association Letter to Senate on Patient Identification 

November 9, 2020                              EHR Association Comments to ONC on the Standards Version Advancement Process

November 9, 2020                             EHR Association Comments to ONC on the Interoperabiltiy Standards Advisory 

November 2, 2020                             EHR Association Comments to CMS on the COVID-19 CLIA IFC 

October 5, 2020                                  EHR Association Comments to CMS on the EPCS RFI 

October 1, 2020                                  EHR Association Comments on the Physician Fee Scheudle NPRM 

September 4, 2020                            EHR Association Comments to ONC on Patient Identity and Record Matching 

August 10, 2020                                 EHR Association Comments to ONC on the EHR Reporting Program Draft Voluntary user Reported Criteria 

July 30, 2020                                        EHR Association Telehealth Letter of Support- Senate 

July 30, 2020                                        EHR Association Telehealth Letter of Support- House 

July 30, 2020                                        EHR Association Comments to FDA Development of 21st Century Cures Act- Section 3060 RFI 

July 10, 2020                                        EHR Association Comments to CMS on the 2021 IPPS Proposed Rule 

June 23, 2020                                      EHR Association Hosts Congressional Briefing on Information Blocking: View Recording

June 23, 2020                                      EHR Association Hosts Congressional Briefing on Information Blocking: View Summary, Slides, and Panelist Bios

June 23, 2020                                      EHR Association Comments to the Office of Inspector General on Proposed Grants Contracts and Other                                                                                   Agreements 

June 22, 2020                                      EHR Assocation Comments to the DEA on ePrescriptions for Controlled Substance Interim Final Rule

June 18, 2020                                      EHR Association Hosts Congressional Briefing on COVID-19: View Recording 

June 18, 2020                                      EHR Association Hosts Congressional Briefing on COVID-19: View the Summary, Slides, and Panelist Bios

March 13, 2020                                   EHR Association Comments on 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 

January 29, 2020                                EHR Association Response to CMS on Transparency in Coverage Proposed Rule 

2019 Statements & Positions

December 20, 2019                            EHR Association Response to FDA on Clinical Decision Support Software Draft Guidance

December 20, 2019                            EHR Association Response to CMS and OIG on the Anti-Kickback Statute and Physician Self-Referral Regulations

December 16, 2019                            EHR Association Response to Cures 2.0 Request for Information 

November 8, 2019                              EHR Association Letter of Support for the CONNECT Act of 2019 

October 25, 2019                                EHR Association Comments to SAMSHA on Proposed 42 CFR pt. 2 Changes 

October 11, 2019                               EHR Association Response to RFI for the Development of a CMS Action Plan to Prevent Opioid Addiction 

October 3, 2019                                  EHR Association Letter to ONC Regarding Additional Feedback to 21st Centruy Cures Act: Interoperability,                                                                               Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Proposed Rule             

September 27, 2019                         EHR Association Comments to CMS' Reisions to Payment Policies Under the Physicians Fee Schedule 

September 23, 2019                         EHR Association Comments to the ONC 2019 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) 

August 28, 2019                                EHR Association Letter to Senate Committee on Finance Regarding Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act

August 27, 2019                                EHR Association Joins Industry Letter to Senate Committee on Appropriations on Patient Identification 

August 20, 2019                               EHR Association Response to Minnesota Department of Health RFI on a Connected Networks Approach to                                                                             Health Information Exchange 

August 16, 2019                               EHR Association Response to CMS' Secure Electronic Prior Authorization for Medicare Part D Proposed Rule

August 12, 2019                               EHR Association Response to CMS RFI: Reducing Administrative Burden to Put Patients Over Paperwork 

June 25, 2019                                   EHR Association Congressional Briefing Summary: 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking,                                                                and the Impacts on Healthcare  

June 24, 2019                                   EHR Association Comments to CMS on Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems 

June 17, 2019                                   EHR Association Comments to the ONC Trusted Exchange Framework Draft 2

June 3, 2019                                      EHR Association Response to ONC' 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability Information Blocking, and ONC                                                                            Health IT Certification Program Propsed Rule

June 3, 2019                                      EHR Association Response to CMS Proposed Rule on Interoperability and Patient Access

May 30, 2019                                   EHR Association Response to FDA Proposed Framework for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-Based                                                                       SaMD

March 26, 2019                               EHR Association Response to Senator Warner's RFI on Advancing Security in the Healthcare Sector

March 4, 2019                                 EHR Association Response to Senate HELP Committee RFI on Reducing Healthcare Costs 

March 4, 2019                                 EHR Association Letter to CMS Requesting Extension to Public Comment Period for the Interoperability and                                                                           Patient Access Proposed Rule 

March 4, 2019                                 EHR Association Letter to ONC Requesting Extension to Public Comment Perioid for 21st Century Cures Act:                                                                          Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Proposed Rule 

February 9, 2019                           EHR Association Letter to CMS Regarding Concerns and Recommendations for Promoting Interoperability                                                                              Program 

February 8, 2019                          EHR Assocaition Response to OCR's Modifying HIPAA Rules to Improve Coordinated Care RFI 

January 30, 2019                          EHR Association Letter to FDA on the Role of EHR in Healping to Combat the Opioid Crisis

January 28, 2019                          EHR Association Response to HHS Draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to                                                                 Use of Health IT and EHRs

2018 Statements & Positions

December 20, 2018

EHR Association Response to FDA on Clinical Decision Support Software Draft Guidance 

December 20, 2018

EHR Association Response to CDC National Test Collaborative RFI

December 13, 2018

EHR Association Letter to ONC on Health IT Certification Program Guidance and Resources

October 26, 2018

EHR Association Response to OIG on the Anti-Kickback Statute RFI

October 17, 2018

EHR Association Response to 21st Century Cures EHR Reporting Program RFI

October 10, 2018

EHR Association Comments to ONC on Certification Test Procedures and Test Data

October 1, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to ONC 2018 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA)

September 10, 2018

EHR Association Comments to CMS' Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies under Physician Fee Schedule

August 17, 2018 

EHR Association Response to CMS' Request for Information on Physician Self-Referral Law

August 17, 2018 

EHR Association Response to Health Care Innovation Caucus Request for Information

July 19, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to FDA on Developing a Software Precertification Program: A Working Model v0.2

July 18, 2018 

EHR Association Letter of Support for the National Guidelines Clearinghouse

June 28, 2018 

EHR Association Response to FDA's Development of 21st Century Cures Act Section 3060 Required Report Request for Input 

June 22, 2018

EHR Association Comments to CMS on 2019 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (IPPS)

June 20, 2018

EHR Association Letter of Support for Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

June 6, 2018

EHR Association Congressional Briefing: Maximizing Health IT in the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

May 31, 2018

EHR Association Letter to Congress Requesting Inclusion of Patient Identification and Matching Language to House FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) draft Appropriations Bill

May 31, 2018

EHR Association Comments to FDA on Fostering Medical Innovation: A Plan for Digital Health Devices; Software Precertification Pilot Program

May 25, 2018

EHR Association Response to CMMI Request for Information (RFI) on Direct Provider Contracting Models

May, 3, 2018 

EHR Association Letter of Support for Improving Access to Behavioral Health IT Act

February 20, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to ONC on Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement

February 16, 2018

EHR Association Recommendations to Senate Committee on Finance Request on the Opioid Epidemic

February 6, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to FDA on Clinical and Patient Decision Support Software Draft Guidance

February 6, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to FDA on Changes to Existing Medical Software Policies

January 10, 2018 

EHR Association Comments to CMS' Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs

2017 Statements & Positions

November 20, 2017

EHR Association Response to CMS: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information (RFI)

November 17, 2017

EHR Association Comments to ONC's 2018 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA)

November 9, 2017

EHR Association Statement for the Record to the Senate HELP Committee Hearing on Implementation of 21st Century Cures

October 26, 2017

EHR Association Comments on HHS Draft Strategic Plan FY2018 - 2022

September 11, 2017

EHR Association Comments to CMS' Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

August 25, 2017

EHR Association Submission to Medicare Red Tape Relief Project

August 23, 2017

EHR Association Comments to ONC's Trusted Exchange Framework & Common Agreement

August 21, 2017

EHR Association Comments to CMS' 2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

July 24, 2017

EHR Association Comments to ONC's Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework

June 30, 2017

EHR Association Comments to CDS Coalition's Draft Industry Guidelines

June 22, 2017

EHR Association Highlights from Congressional Briefing "Examining the Role of Health IT in Value-Based Care"

January 26, 2017

EHR Association Letter to National Governors Association on "Getting the Right Information to the Right Health Care Providers at the Right Time: A Road Map for States to Improve Health Information Flow Between Providers."

January 26, 2017

EHR Association Response to CDC RFI on Adherence to Clinical Guidelines & Information Flow

2016 Statements & Positions

December 19, 2016

EHR Association Response to CMS on MACRA Final Rule

November 21, 2016

EHR Association Comments to ONC 2015 Edition Certification Test Procedures

November 15, 2016

EHR Association Letter to Senate HELP Committee on Proposed Ratings System for Health IT

October 27, 2016

EHR Association Response to CMS RFI on State Innovation Model Concepts

October 24, 2016

EHR Association Comments to ONC 2017 Draft Interoperability Standards Advisory

October 18, 2016

EHR Association Response to API Task Force Final Recommendations on Privacy & Security Considerations

September 6, 2016

EHR Association Comments to CMS Physician Fee Schedule NPRM

September 1, 2016

EHR Association Comments to CMS Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment NPRM

August 2016

EHR Association Interoperability FAQs 

July 18, 2016

EHR Association Comments to FDA on the Role of EHR Data in Clinical Investigations

July 6, 2016

EHR Association Statement to National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics on "Minimum Necessary" Standard

June 27, 2016

EHR Association Submits Comments to CMS on MACRA/MIPS Proposed Rule

June 7, 2016

EHR Association Sponsors Congressional Briefing in Washington D.C. and Publishes Fact Sheet on Interoperability

June 3, 2016

EHR Association Responds to ONC's RFI on Measuring Interoperability

May 2, 2016

EHR Association Submits Comments on the ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability NPRM

April 29, 2016

EHR Association Submits Letter to API Task Force Regarding Privacy and Security Recommendations

April 21, 2016

EHR Association Submits Comments on ONC's 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory

April 11, 2016

EHR Association Submits Comments on HHS' SAMHSA Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations Proposed Rule

April 1, 2016

EHR Association Letter to ONC and CMS regarding the EHR Incentive Program for Stage 3

February 7, 2016

EHR Association Submits Letter to API Task Force Regarding Privacy and Security Recommendations

January 29, 2016

EHR Association Submits Letter to API Task Force Regarding Privacy and Security Recommendations

 

2015 Statements & Positi​ons

December 2015

EHR Association Testimony for HITPC Certified Technology Comparison Task Force

December 15, 2015

EHR Association Submits Comments on CMS’ Meaningful Use, Stage 3 Proposed Rule

November 30, 2015

EHR Association Responds to ONC’s Proposed 2015 Edition Certification Criteria

November 17, 2015

EHR Association Responds to CMS’ RFI on new provisions in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA): Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and physician-focused payment models (PFPMs)

November 6, 2015

EHR Association Provides Insights to ONC on Interoperability Standards Advisory

October 14, 2015

EHR Association Comments on ONC's Proposed Patient Safety Collaboratory

September 8, 2015

EHR Association Comments on Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

July 1, 2015

EHR Association Interoperability FAQs

June 15, 2015

EHR Association Responds to Proposed Modifications to the Meaningful Use Program

May 22, 2015

EHR Association Chair Presents to Institute for eHealth Policy on Interoperability

May 7, 2015

EHR Association Responds to ONC's Standards Advisory Proposal

April 3, 2015

EHR Association Responds to ONC's 10 Year Interoperability Roadmap

February 6, 2015

EHR Association Responds to the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

January 2015

EHR Associations Interoperability Roadmap and Response to Jason Task Force

 

2014 Statements & Positions

October 21, 2014

EHR Association Responds to the PCAST Report, Big Data and Privacy: A Technological Perspective

September 11, 2014

EHR Association Responds to ONC's Request for Input on the 10-Year Interoperability Roadmap

September 2, 2014

EHR Association Response to CMS' Proposed Rule on Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule

August 27, 2014

EHR Association Cypress Letter 

August 12, 2014

EHR Association Responds to Senate Finance Committee Request re Healthcare Data Sharing

July 21, 2014

EHR Association Responds to House Committee on Energy and Commerce White Paper, "A Path to 21st Century Cures"

July 10, 2014

EHR Association Responds to ONC and CMS on Proposed Rule to Add Flexibility to the 2014 Meaningful Use Program

July 7, 2014

EHR Association Submits Response to FDASIA Report, A Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework

July 3, 2014

EHR Association Responds to JASON Report on "A Robust Health Data Infrastructure"

July 2, 2014

EHR Association Responds to Unexpected Changes to Meaningful Use FAQs from CMS

June 30, 2014

EHR Association Comments on Proposed IPPS Rule to Align Quality Measure Programs

May 7, 2014

EHR Association Testimony for ONC HIT Policy Committee Certification Hearing

April 22, 2014

EHR Association Responds to ONC's Voluntary 2015 Edition EHR Certification Criteria; Interoperability Updates and Regulatory Improvements

January 28, 2014

EHR Association Provides Guidance on MU2 Secure Transport 

January 16, 2014

EHR Association Comments on SAFER Guides

 

2013 Statements & Positions

November 22, 2013

EHR Association QRDA Letter

November 12, 2013

EHR Association Responds to Congressional Proposal to Permanently Repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Formula Payment System

November 6, 2013

EHR Association Responds to FDASIA Recommendations on Health IT Regulation

September 5, 2013

EHR Association Responds to CMS Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

September 5, 2013

CQM Development Timelines

June 30, 2013

EHR Association Responds to FDASIA RFC on the Development of a Risk-Based Regulatory Framework and Strategy for Health Information Technology

June 25, 2013

EHR Association Responds to CMS IPPS Proposed Rule

June 10, 2013

EHR Association Responds to Proposed Changes to Stark Anti-Kickback Regulations

May 16, 2013

EHR Association Responds to Senators' White Paper, "Reboot: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT 

April 18, 2013

EHR Association Responses to RFI on Advancing Interoperability and Healthcare Information Exchange

April 10, 2013

EHR Association Responds to Proposed EHR User Fee

February 4, 2013

EHR Association Responds to ONC Health Information Technology Patient Safety Action & Surveillance Plan for Public Comment

February 1, 2013

EHR Association Responds to the CMS RFI on Readiness for Electronic Quality Reporting

January 14, 2013

EHR Association Responds to RFC Regarding the Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

 

2012 Statements & Positions

September 21, 2012

EHR Association Responds to the AHRQ RFI on Quality Measurement Enabled by Health IT

July 31, 2012

EHR Association Letter on Meaningful Use, Stage 2 Timelines

July 16, 2012

EHR Association Comments on the QDM and Style Guide

June 20, 2012

EHR Association Responds to ONC Request for Information on NwHIN Governance

May 3, 2012

EHR Association Responds to the ONC's Proposed Rule on EHR 2014 Edition Certification Criteria

May 3, 2012

EHR Association Responds to the CMS' Proposed Rule on the EHR Incentive Program, Stage 2

March 8, 2012

EHR Association Responds to Health Affairs Study and New York Times Article on Health IT and Increased Physician Ordering

February 21, 2012

The EHR Association Publishes Patient Safety Statement of Commitment

January 20, 2012

EHR Association Offers Comments on MAP/CQM

 

2011 Statements & Positions

December 15, 2011

EHR Association Implementation Experience with NwHIN Exchange Specifications Shared with ONC Health IT Steering Committee

November 9, 2011

EHR Association Comments on the NIST EUP

October 13, 2011

EHR Association Response to FDA Draft Guidance for Mobile Medical Applications

September 26, 2011

EHR Association Comments on the Health IT Standards Committee NwHIN Power Team Evaluation and Draft Recommendations

September 23, 2011

EHR Association Comments on the ANPRM for Metadata

August 1, 2011

EHR Association Comments on Accounting for Disclosures

January 19, 2011

EHR Association Response to PCAST Report

 

2010 Statements & Positions

July 10, 2010

EHR Association Testimony to House Ways & Means Committee on Meaningful Use

June 4, 2010

EHR Association Response to NHIN Direct "IHE Concrete Implementation"

March 12, 2010

EHR Association Response to ONC HITECH Initial Set IFR

March 12, 2010

EHR Association Response to CMS' Proposed Rule on Meaningful Use

 

2009 Statements & Positions

December 16, 2009

Position: Statement to NHIN Workgroup of the HIT Policy Committee

October 27, 2009

EHR Association Response to HIT Standards Committee Implementation Work Group

July 13, 2009

EHR Association Response to HIT Policy Committee Certification/Adoption Work Group

June 26, 2009

EHR Association Response to HIT Policy Committee on Meaningful Use

April 21, 2009

EHR Association Position Statement on ARRA Meaningful User & EHR Certification Criteria - Hospital

April 14, 2009

EHR Association Position Statement on ARRA Meaningful User & EHR Certification Criteria - Eligible Professional (Ambulatory)

January 7, 2009

EHR Association Position Statement on Privacy

January 7, 2009

EHR Association Position Statement on National Health IT Leadership

 

2008 Statements & Positions

December 2, 2008

EHR Association Position Statement on Government Funded EHR

October 17, 2008

EHR Association Position Statement on CMS Tamper Resistant Printed Prescriptions

May 2008

EHR Vendors Association Support National Standards to Promote/Adopt/Improve Interoperability In Electronic Health Records

2008

EHR Vendors Association CCHIT - HITSP Readiness Survey Results

 

2007 Statements & Positions

September 17, 2007

EHR Vendors Association Statement to OIM on ONC Standards Activities

August 20, 2007

EHR Vendors Association Position Statement on CCHIT Use Cases

July 20, 2007

EHR Vendors Association Position Statement to AHIC Use Case

August 8, 2007

EHR Vendors Association Proposal on Inpatient – Ambulatory Connectivity for ONC/AHIC

January 18, 2007

EHR Vendors Association Response to National Coordinator Health Information Technology (ONCHIT) Request for Information (RFI)

 

Code of Conduct (Version 1)

As of July 1, 2017, Version 1 is no longer valid and cannot be referenced as current adoption. Health IT companies are encouraged to review and take steps to adopt Version 2

June 11, 2013

EHR Developer Code of Conduct FAQ (Updated January 2017)

June 11, 2013

EHR Developer Code of Conduct Implementation Guidance

June 11, 2013

EHR Developer Code of Conduct Badge