Draft of major health IT bill unveiled in House

Nancy Ferris reports in Government Health IT:

Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and its health subcommittee have released a draft of a major health information technology bill that has several parallels to the Wired for Health Care Quality bill pending in the Senate.

The House bill’s backers are the full committee’s chairman, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.); ranking Republican, Rep Joe Barton of Texas; subcommittee’s chairman, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.); and subcommittee’s ranking Republican, Rep. Nathan Deal of Georgia.

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