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Input sought on national health info network
Modern Healthcare

HHS officials offered for public comment on Friday alternative “rules of the road” to govern a coming national health information network. A finalized set of rules will be offered in a future rulemaking process.

The network, authorized as part of the electronic health record incentive program included in the 2009 stimulus law, will govern the exchange of any type of health information by providers, patients and researchers.