Senator Carper introduces FEHBP electronic health records bill

Following up on Sen. George Voinovich’s (R – Ohio) August 22 announcement, Senator Tom Carper (D Del.) and Sen. Voinovich yesterday introduced the Federal Employees’ Electronic Personal Health Records Act of 2006, S. 3846. According to Senator Carper’s press release, “The legislation would require all insurance carriers that contract with the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to make an electronic health record available for every FEHBP enrollee.”