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ADA Comments on Federal Rules and Regulations

A Voice for Dentistry

American Dental Association

The American Dental Association represents nearly 157,000 dentists and works to improve America’s oral health, advance the science of dentistry and enhance the best oral health care system in the world. Read more about ADA Advocacy here.

The ADA makes comments on behalf of dentistry to the Secretary of HHS regarding proposed regulations that can affect dentistry. The ADA commented on EHR standards and Certification Proposed Rule and the Meaningful Use Phase 2 Proposed Rule. Read about the rules' requirements and the ADA's comments and suggestions below.

Comments on Federal Rules

ADA Comments on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) Health Information Technology Report (PDF)
Prepared by ADA
As the authoritative voice for dentistry, the American Dental Association response offers the following comments on the FDASIA HIT Report Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework. Read more (PDF).

2014 Edition EHR Standards and Certification Criteria Proposed Rule (PDF)
Prepared by ADA
As the authoritative voice for dentistry, the American Dental Association response offers the following comments regarding 45 CFR Part 170; RIN 0991-AB82; Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology, 2014 Edition; Revisions to the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology. Read more (PDF).

ADA comments on the Proposed Meaningful Use Phase 2 Rule (PDF)
Prepared by ADA
As the authoritative voice for dentistry, the American Dental Association response offers the following comments regarding 4 CFR Parts 412, 413, and 495; file code CMS-0044-P: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 2 beginning with the two clinical quality measures proposed for oral health and then addressing other provisions within the proposed rule. Read more (PDF).

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