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RELIED UPON SOFTWARE Program Guidance #17-01-A

Guidance for "relied upon software." Health information technology (health IT) developers are permitted to use “relied upon software” [76 FR 1276] to demonstrate compliance with certification criteria adopted at 45 CFR Part 170, Subpart C. These certification criteria are those that are tested and certified as part of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Health IT Certification Program.

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Issued by: Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health Information Technology

Issue Date: August 21, 2017

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