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This guidance summarizes the process for implementing ONC-Approved test procedures for the 2015 Edition certification criteria in which the testing approach is constrained to health IT
developer self-declaration and specifies responsibilities of health IT developers, ONCAuthorized Test Labs (ONC-ATLs), and ONC-Authorized Certification Bodies (ONC-ACBs).

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

Issue Date: March 01, 2019

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