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Web Site Disclaimers

Unless otherwise noted, material presented on the HealthIT.gov Web site is considered federal government information and is in the public domain. That means this information may be freely copied and distributed. We request that you use appropriate attribution to HealthIT.gov.

Many checklists and other materials are available in PDF format for ease of duplication. Note that if material is adapted or modified, all HealthIT.gov citations and logos must be removed. If copyrighted content, documents, images, or other materials appear on HealthIT.gov, it will be noted, and the copyright holder must be consulted before that material may be reproduced.

Web site managers are encouraged to link to HealthIT.gov. Please identify the site as providing one-stop access to information on health IT from the U.S. Government. The HealthIT.gov logo may be used in conjunction with your link. 

Endorsement Disclaimer - Links to Other Sites

Our web site has links to many other federal agencies, and in a few cases we link to private organizations. This graphic notice means that you are leaving HealthIT.gov and entering a non-federal web site. You are subject to that site's privacy policy when you leave our site.

Linking to a non-federal site does not constitute an endorsement by HHS or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the site.

Reference in this web site to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. Government or the U.S Department of Health and Human Services. HHS is not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" web page referenced from this server.

Endorsement Disclaimer - Pop-Up Advertisements

When visiting our web site, your web browser may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other web sites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. HHS does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement on your computer screen while visiting our site.

Information Disclaimer

The information provided using this web site is only intended to be general summary information to the public. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations.

Intrusion Detection

This site is maintained by the U.S. Government. It is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal court.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.