On December 31, 2015, CMS published a request for information (RFI) seeking public comments on certification requirements for health information technology (HIT), including electronic health records (EHR) products used for reporting under certain CMS quality reporting programs. The RFI also invites feedback on how often CMS should require recertification, the number of clinical quality measures (CQMs) a certified Health IT Module should be required to certify to, and testing of certified Health IT Modules. According to CMS, the RFI is part of the CMS effort to minimize the burdens on eligible providers and HIT developers, while ensuring these products are certified and appropriately tested for effectiveness. Comments will be accepted until February 1, 2016. A CMS blog post discussing the RFI is available here.