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Officials to launch PHR Choice program this week

HIM-HIPAA Insider, January 12, 2009

Tevi David Troy, PhD, HHS deputy secretary, plans to announce the launch of the Medicare Personal Health Record (PHR) Choice program in a press conference January 13, in Salt Lake City.

CMS announced November 12, 2008, the four personal PHR vendors it has selected to participate in a pilot program in Arizona and Utah. The intent of the pilot program is to encourage patients to exercise greater control in their own health management..

The four PHR firms that CMS selected to participate in the two-state pilot are:

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