American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, HITECH Act, EHR Certification and Meaningful Use (MU)
This site explains the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) that was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. IHS Released $500 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Health Care and Boost Economy in Indian Country.
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
This site is designed primarily for IHS, Tribal, and Urban (I/T/U) Indian health care facilities that are actively involved in implementation of the EHR, or are contemplating doing so in the near future.
CMS Final Rule [PDF - 14MB]
Released July 28, 2010, the Final Rule establishes the criteria for obtaining the CMS incentives.
CMS EHR Incentive Programs
The Official Web Site for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs.
CMS State Medicaid Contacts
This site provides the estimated date each State intends to begin accepting registrations for their Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.
A Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health run site taht answers questions about achieving Meaningful Use of Certified EHR Technology.
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Coordinator
The official site of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and is a resource for the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care.
Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention
The Division of Epidemiology functions as the leading office in IHS for disease epidemiology, prevention and control activities for general infectious and chronic diseases as well as the following specific health conditions: cancer, tobacco use, breast and cervical cancer, vaccine-preventable diseases, sexually-transmitted diseases, and disease outbreaks.