[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 23 (Monday, February 4, 2013)]
[Page 7784]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02104]



Health Information Technology Policy Committee Nomination Letters

AGENCY: Government Accountability Office (GAO).

ACTION: Notice on letters of nomination of candidates.


SUMMARY: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) 
established the Health Information Technology Policy Committee (Health 
IT Policy Committee) and gave the Comptroller General responsibility 
for appointing 13 of its 20 members.
    As the result of terms ending in April 2013, GAO is accepting 
nominations of individuals for two openings on the committee in the 
following categories of representation or expertise required in ARRA: 
advocate for patients or consumers, and a member from a labor 
organization representing health care workers. For appointments to the 
HIT Policy committee to be made by April 1, 2013 in these categories, I 
am announcing the following: Letters of nomination and resumes should 
be submitted between February 1 and 22, 2013 to ensure adequate 
opportunity for review and consideration of nominees.

ADDRESSES: GAO: HITCommittee@gao.gov; GAO: 441 G Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20548.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: GAO: Office of Public Affairs, (202) 512-
4800. 42 U.S.C. 300jj -12.

Gene L. Dodaro,
Comptroller General of the United States.
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