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CERTIFICATION BAN Program Guidance #17-03

This guidance summarizes the Certification Ban process finalized in the Enhanced Oversight and Accountability final rule (81 FR 72442-44; and 45 CFR 170.581), clarifies certain circumstances that could trigger a Certification Ban, and specifies responsibilities of ONC-Authorized Certification Bodies (ONC-ACBs) as part of the Certification Ban process.

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

Issue Date: October 19, 2017

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