2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 156 - Health Information Technology (Sections 17901 - 17953)
Subchapter I - Application and Use of Adopted Health Information Technology Standards; Reports (Sections 17901 - 17903)
Sec. 17901 - Coordination of Federal activities with adopted standards and implementation specifications

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 156 - HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SUBCHAPTER I - APPLICATION AND USE OF ADOPTED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS; REPORTS
Sec. 17901 - Coordination of Federal activities with adopted standards and implementation specifications
Containssection 17901
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-5, div. A, title XIII, §13111, Feb. 17, 2009, 123 Stat. 242.
Statutes at Large Reference123 Stat. 242
Public and Private LawPublic Law 111-5

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42 U.S.C. § 17901 (2014)

§17901. Coordination of Federal activities with adopted standards and implementation specifications

(a) Spending on health information technology systems

As each agency (as defined by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services) implements, acquires, or upgrades health information technology systems used for the direct exchange of individually identifiable health information between agencies and with non-Federal entities, it shall utilize, where available, health information technology systems and products that meet standards and implementation specifications adopted under section 300jj–14 of this title, as added by section 13101.1

(b) Federal information collection activities

With respect to a standard or implementation specification adopted under section 300jj–14 of this title, as added by section 13101, the President shall take measures to ensure that Federal activities involving the broad collection and submission of health information are consistent with such standard or implementation specification, respectively, within three years after the date of such adoption.

(c) Application of definitions

The definitions contained in section 300jj of this title, as added by section 13101,1 shall apply for purposes of this subchapter.

(Pub. L. 111–5, div. A, title XIII, §13111, Feb. 17, 2009, 123 Stat. 242.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 13101, referred to in text, means section 13101 of div. A of Pub. L. 111–5.

1 See References in Text note below.

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