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H.R.6043 Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 09, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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    • Psychologist and Social Worker Alert – Please Click Embedded Link ... - July 28, 2012 by web - The Behavioral Health Information Technology Act (S 539 / HR 6043) was recently introduced in the House by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) on June 27 and previously introduced in the Senate by Senator Sheldon ...

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      As noted by web on July 28, 2012, "The Behavioral Health Information Technology Act (S 539 / HR 6043) was recently introduced in the House by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) on June 27 and previously introduced in the Senate by Senator Sheldon ..." (/url?q=http://marlenemaheu.com/psychologist-and-social-worker-alert-please-click-embedded-link-to-contact-your-state-reps-about-obtaining-up-to-66k-in-incentives-for-ehrs-2/&sa=U&ei=UB0VUOvbIuTx0gHh_4D4Bw&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFFIgvD0Rgv3BwuAbIE9truqKSfMQ)
    • AVMA lauds Senate passage of 2012 Farm Bill - July 21, 2012 by Mark Lutschaunig - This provision addresses the concerns of the Minor Use Animal Drug Program which has faced challenges since Congress discontinued earmarks in 2010. Unfortunately, H.R. 6043 does not include a provision to establish a ...

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      As noted by Mark Lutschaunig on July 21, 2012, "This provision addresses the concerns of the Minor Use Animal Drug Program which has faced challenges since Congress discontinued earmarks in 2010. Unfortunately, H.R. 6043 does not include a provision to establish a ..." (/url?q=http://atwork.avma.org/2012/07/20/avma-lauds-senate-passage-of-2012-farm-bill/&sa=U&ei=8W4SUOndHI6m8gTXr4CoAw&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNELsI-A-aOP-3YILN_GsYAcmXxufg)
    • AVMA lauds Senate passage of 2012 Farm Bill - July 21, 2012 by Mark Lutschaunig - This provision addresses the concerns of the Minor Use Animal Drug Program which has faced challenges since Congress discontinued earmarks in 2010. Unfortunately, H.R. 6043 does not include a provision to establish a ...

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      As noted by Mark Lutschaunig on July 21, 2012, "This provision addresses the concerns of the Minor Use Animal Drug Program which has faced challenges since Congress discontinued earmarks in 2010. Unfortunately, H.R. 6043 does not include a provision to establish a ..." (/url?q=http://atwork.avma.org/2012/07/20/avma-lauds-senate-passage-of-2012-farm-bill/&sa=U&ei=6ngOUK_mE-GW2QXL_4HACQ&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNH_wZtSTeOezsihrVDuqus35GAq4g)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Bill would extend MU program to behavioral, mental health providers - July 05, 2012 by SmartBrief - H.R. 6043, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives, would allow the participation of mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities and professionals in the EHR meaningful use program. The legislation would .

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      As noted by SmartBrief on July 05, 2012, "H.R. 6043, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives, would allow the participation of mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities and professionals in the EHR meaningful use program. The legislation would ." (http://www.smartbrief.com/servlet/rdrc?u=%2Fnews%2FstoryDetails.jsp%3Fissueid%3D711172F1-9974-48D7-B42F-373FF765CEA6%26copyid%3D1270F191-4895-4588-8835-1F1786583027%26brief%3Dchime%26sb_code%3Drss%26%26campaign%3Drss&i=711172F1-9974-48D7-B42F-373FF765CEA6)
    • House bill seeks to qualify behavioral, mental health staff for MU - July 03, 2012 by SmartBrief - H.R. 6043, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives, would allow the participation of mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities and professionals in the EHR meaningful use program. The legislation would .

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      As noted by SmartBrief on July 03, 2012, "H.R. 6043, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives, would allow the participation of mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities and professionals in the EHR meaningful use program. The legislation would ." (http://www.smartbrief.com/servlet/rdrc?u=%2Fnews%2FstoryDetails.jsp%3Fissueid%3D3CE98749-E9E5-4066-95E4-09C0C7DFBF9E%26copyid%3D9BDE9DAE-96B9-4B5B-B875-CFCC6BD4F4E5%26brief%3Dahip%26sb_code%3Drss%26%26campaign%3Drss&i=3CE98749-E9E5-4066-95E4-09C0C7DFBF9E)
    • House Bill Would Add Mental, Behavioral Health to Meaningful Use - June 29, 2012 by Health Data Management - The House bill, H.R. 6043, would amend the definition of “Eligible Professional” to include behavioral health, mental health and substance abuse professionals, psychiatric hospitals, and residential and outpatient mental health and substance abuse ...

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      As noted by Health Data Management on June 29, 2012, "The House bill, H.R. 6043, would amend the definition of “Eligible Professional” to include behavioral health, mental health and substance abuse professionals, psychiatric hospitals, and residential and outpatient mental health and substance abuse ..." (http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/ehr-electronic-health-records-meaningful-use-44694-1.html)
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