[ Wednesday, March 17, 2010 ]


Not exactly "Official," but at least "More Official:" OCR is working on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which is what they call drafted regulations, to address the HITECH issues that became "effective" February 17, 2010, but still need guidance. They don't know when they're going to publish, but the NPRM will address "the expected date of compliance and enforcement of these new requirements."

So, compliance and enforcement aren't current, although effectiveness is.

Hat tip: Theresa Defino

Jeff [3:16 PM]

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