HITECH Act at a glance
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The HITECH Act was enacted to promote the adoption of health information technology among hospitals, doctors and health care providers.
Medicare and Medicaid Guide (Westlaw) (Updated regularly)
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Other guides that may be of interest:
ARRA: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
EHR: Electronic Health Records
HIPAA: Health Information Portability and Accountability Act
HIT: Health Information Technology
HITECH: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
ONCHIT: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
NIST: National Institute for Standards and Technology