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HHS Grants $162 to Fund State HIEs

March 16, 2010
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Washington) is awarding $162 million to help 16 states and qualified state designated entities facilitate health information exchange (HIE) efforts as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

According to HHS, every state and eligible territory has now been awarded funds under this program. A listing of the state HIE competitive agreements is as follows:


Award Amount

Agency of Health Care Administration (FL)


The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority


South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services


Iowa Department of Public Health


Idaho Health Data Exchange


State of North Dakota, Information Technology Department


State of Alaska


Nebraska Department of Administrative Services


South Dakota Department of Health


Department of Public Health, State of CT


State of Mississippi


Indiana Health Information Technology, Inc.


HealthShare Montana


Texas Health and Human Services Commission


Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum




For more information about the state HIE program, please click here.



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