U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-800-368-1019
TTD Number: 1-800-537-7697
The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act of 2009 is legislation that was created to stimulate the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and the supporting technology in the United States. President Barack Obama signed HITECH into law on Feb. 17, 2009, as Title XIII of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ( ARRA ) economic stimulus bill.