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    Identify a federal law or regulation that impacts health care organizations (other than HIPAA). What is the reason for this law or regulation? What is its goal? Who benefits from it?

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    Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the most important executive agency at the federal level. HHS determines that HIE (Health Information Exchange) should be interoperable and electronic between a large numbers of information systems. Consequently, "a patient-centered, and value-driven health care system." can be achieved.[2]
    (HITECH) Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act was established as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) economic stimulus bill. Legislation of HITECH enhances the interoperable and electronic exchange of Health information[2].

    Meaningful use regulations are included in (HITECH) Act. Meaningful use is a Medicare and Medicaid program that grants financial ...

    Solution Summary

    How the Federal law impacts Healthcare is determined. The goals and benefits are examined.