Summary: H.R.4245 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (05/21/2018)

Veterans' Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide Congress with:

  • certain planning and implementation documents and contracts related to its Electronic Health Record Modernization program to implement an electronic health or medical record system to replace any or all of the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture, the Computerized Patient Record System, the Joint Legacy Viewer, or the Enterprise Health Management Platform;
  • quarterly updates of certain of such documents;
  • copies of related contracts, orders, or agreements within 5 days; and
  • notice within 10 days of delays of any milestone or deliverable exceeding 30 days, change requests exceeding $1 million, protest submissions, data losses, or breaches of patient privacy.