Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Lecture:What is Meaningful Use?
Slide content:HITECH Act of ARRA Incentives for meaningful use (MU) of the electronic health record (EHR) by physicians and hospitals (up to $27B) Direct grants administered by federal agencies ($2B) Enhancements to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules 5
Slide notes:The HITECH Act provided up to 27 billion dollars in incentives for the meaningful use of the electronic health record, or EHR by physicians and other health care professionals, as well as hospitals. In addition, HITECH included direct grants administered by federal agencies, and enhancements to the privacy law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. 5