An Overview of Major Health Information Technology, Public Health, Medicaid, and COBRA Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
ARRA; Electronic Health Record; Government Funding; Health Information Exchange
A detailed side-by-side analysis of the individual components of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), signed into law on February 17, 2009. One of the most sweeping pieces of economic legislation ever enacted, ARRA not only provides hundreds of billions of dollars in new health and health care spending but also makes comprehensive reforms in health law and policy, particularly in the area of health information law, including health information technology (HIT) adoption and health information privacy.
Rosenbaum, S., Goldstein, M., Burke, T., Borzi, P., & Cartwright-Smith, L. (2009). An overview of major health information technology, public health, Medicaid, and COBRA provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Washington, D.C.: Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, The George Washington University.