AMIA’s goal is to improve the legislative and regulatory environment for health informatics research, practice and education through AMIA member expertise. The primary pathway through which AMIA achieves this goal is by engaging Federal Agencies and Congress on public calls for input, such as Notices of Proposed Rulemakings (NPRMs) or Request for Information (RFIs). Below, AMIA responses are arranged by Federal Agency and Congressional Committee.
AMIA provided comments to a VA proposed rule that would allow its providers to furnish telehealth services, regardless of the state or location where they or the beneficiary is physically located. AMIA supported the proposal, while emphasizing that any telehealth applications use nationally recognized health IT standards and enable use […]