Marketing Policy. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification Program

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Marketing Policy. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification Program"

Transcription

1 Marketing Policy ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification Program September 20, 2010

2 Table of Contents 1. MARKETING POLICIES Certification Marketing Policy Application Reference to ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR Certification Status Use of Seals and Certification Marks Use of CCHIT s Certification Facts Label ONC s Certified HIT Products List (CHPL) Use of Statements Technology or Company Renaming Distribution of ONC-ATCB Certified Products By Others Open Source Labeling Rebranding of ONC-ATCB Certified Open Source Technology VIOLATION OF MARKETING POLICIES... 9 September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 2 of 10

3 1. MARKETING POLICIES Background As part of earning ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification for your Complete EHR or your EHR Module, your organization will want to make your customers or potential buyers aware of your achievement. CCHIT provides Marketing Policies in its Certification Handbook and, again, at the time of Certification to assist you in preparing your public announcements and marketing campaigns in keeping with the Office of the National Coordinator s final rule of June 24, 2010 entitled, Establishment of the Temporary Certification Program for Health Information Technology (45 CFR Part 170, RIN 0991-AB59) and CCHIT s marketing and communication policies to which you agreed in your contract. These Policies aim to increase the transparency of the marketplace by differentiating for physicians and hospitals which products will help them meet the federal minimum requirements for certified EHR technology and support their achievement of meaningful use for incentive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The Marketing Policies are part of the CCHIT s Certification Program Policies. The terms and conditions of these Policies, except those contained in the final rule, may be revised by CCHIT in its sole discretion. All marketing promotion that refers to CCHIT or ONC-ATCB EHR certification must be clear and factual. Compliance with these Policies ensures a level playing field in the competitive health IT marketplace and protects the integrity of the ONC-ATCB EHR certification program. CCHIT vigorously enforces these Policies for the benefit of both your organization and your potential customers. CCHIT encourages you to protect your certification status by complying with these Policies. Important Policy Notes Other than as required by Section 4.2 of this handbook, organizations are required to submit to CCHIT, for its prior review and written approval, all press releases mentioning CCHIT or technology with CCHIT s ONC-ATCB 2011/2012certification. Organizations are not required to submit other promotional materials to CCHIT for approval but have the option of doing so if they are unsure if materials meet these Policies. Organizations will be held accountable for any violations of this Policy and all other Marketing Policies. Any failure to secure CCHIT s prior written approval for press releases and any variance from pre-approved statements and uses of Certification Facts labels in an organization s marketing, advertising or business materials, its public interviews, or its publicly observed behaviors shall be considered a violation of this Policy and grounds for revocation of the organization s certification status. This Policy extends to any statements made by September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 3 of 10

4 organizations that are in any way false and misleading, as determined by CCHIT in its sole discretion. Organizations are required to follow ONC s requirements related to public statements set forth in the Final Rule, , section (k) (including its incorporation of section (h)). (See Section 4.2 related to referencing your ONC-ATCB EHR certification status) CERTIFICATION MARKETING POLICY APPLICATION References to the terms marketing and/or advertising materials, advertising or promotional materials in these Policies include all publicly consumable external communications and material to be published in or disseminated through the following: Print: newspapers, magazines, professional journals, newsletters, direct mails, directories, product collateral, product packaging, product labeling, product, business papers Electronic: Web content, e-newsletters, online advertising, blogs or any other social media, downloadable material, Flash animations, Web seminars or presentations, promotions, search-engine optimization, CDs, photography, video Broadcast: radio, television, Web Advertising specialties and premiums: bags, t-shirts, mugs, commemoratives, awards, building signs, etc. You should read and examine these Marketing Policies prior to producing any promotional material that refers to CCHIT or the ONC-ATCB EHR certification program. You may contact CCHIT s Marketing Coordinator, Diana Coniglio, at or for additional information or clarification about these Policies. You may reference ONC rules for ONC-ATCB EHR certification at Only organizations that have received a Certification Document from CCHIT indicating they have successfully met designated Certification Criteria within an identified program category and have completed the appropriate agreements to earn Certification can promote or advertise technology as certified in the ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR certification program. If Certification is suspended or withdrawn for any reason, all materials referring to certification must be immediately removed from distribution, and you must discontinue any use of references to certification REFERENCE TO ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR CERTIFICATION STATUS In reference to your technology s status as a certified Complete EHR or EHR Module, it is required in the final rule that you conspicuously include the following text on your website and in all marketing September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 4 of 10

5 materials, communications statements, and other assertions related to the Complete EHR or EHR Module s certification: This [Complete EHR or EHR Module] is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT ), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for [Eligible Providers or Hospitals] adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. and (1) The vendor name (if applicable); (2) The date certified; (3) The product version (4) The unique certification number or other specific product identification; (5) The clinical quality measures to which a Complete EHR or EHR Module has been tested and certified; (6) Where applicable, any additional software a Complete EHR or EHR Module relied upon to demonstrate its compliance with a certification criterion or criteria adopted by the Secretary; and (7) Where applicable, the certification criterion or criteria to which each EHR Module has been tested and certified. A certification issued to an integrated bundle of EHR Modules shall be treated the same as a certification issued to a Complete EHR except that it must also indicate each EHR Module that comprises the bundle. Certifications issued to a Complete EHR or EHR Module based on applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary must be separate and distinct from any other certification(s) based on other criteria or requirements such as those in the CCHIT Certified programs. Private labeled EHR products must reference the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), its product name and version number and all other required information in ONC s , sections (h) and (k) USE OF SEALS AND CERTIFICATION MARKS Technology certified under the ONC-ATCB EHR certification program is not eligible to use the CCHIT Certified designation in any form or a CCHIT Certified Certification Seal. Technology tested in the ONC-ATCB program may not claim CCHIT certification. CCHIT and CCHIT Certified are registered marks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology and may not be used without permission. September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 5 of 10

6 As an ONC-ATCB, CCHIT operates its ONC-ATCB EHR testing and certification program separately from its independently developed CCHIT Certified programs USE OF CCHIT S CERTIFICATION FACTS LABEL Each Complete EHR or EHR Module tested and certified by CCHIT in the ONC-ATCB EHR certification program will be listed on with a link to a page describing the inspection results for that technology. The page contains a Certification Facts label indicating which of the Secretary s adopted criteria are supported by the technology and other pertinent product information ONC S CERTIFIED HIT PRODUCTS LIST (CHPL) In addition to CCHIT s Certification Label, ONC will list product testing results in the Certified HIT Products List (CHPL). The CHPL is the primary and official listing of ONC-ATCB certified products. The CHPL will comprise all of the certified Complete EHRs or EHR Modules that could be used to meet the definition of Certified EHR Technology. It will also include the other pertinent information that ONC- ATCBs are required to report to the National Coordinator, such as a certified Complete EHR s or EHR Module s version number. Eligible professionals and hospitals that elect to use a combination of certified EHR Modules may use the CHPL Web page to validate whether the EHR Modules they have selected satisfy all of the applicable certification criteria that are necessary to meet the definition of Certified EHR Technology. Unique Identifier: The Certification Facts label and the CHPL Web page will include a unique identifier for each certified Complete EHR and each certified EHR Module that satisfies all of the applicable certification criteria necessary to meet the definition of Certified EHR Technology. The unique code or number listed on the CHPL Web page could subsequently be used to submit to CMS for attestation purposes USE OF STATEMENTS Upon achieving certification for your product or service, you may use the following statements, alone or in combination, to identify or describe CCHIT and the ONC-ATCB EHR certification program. You may also reference the CCHIT Web site at for additional information. You must cite that source when you reprint information from the Web site and abide by the Terms of Use at Approved Descriptions about CCHIT CCHIT may be referred to in the entirety, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT ), as the Certification Commission or as CCHIT (pronounced C-C-H-I-T). Other statements you may use in writing or speaking about CCHIT are: September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 6 of 10

7 These statements must be used in their entirety. The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT ) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is recognized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information about CCHIT, CCHIT Certified products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR certification program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT ) as an Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Temporary Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), inspects EHR technology against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for Stage 1 of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Approved Descriptions about CCHIT CCHIT is a registered mark of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology. The registration mark symbol should be applied directly after the acronym CCHIT. You need only apply the registration mark to the first reference of the term CCHIT within the written material. At the bottom of the page where the registration mark first appears there should be a footnote, which states: CCHIT is a registered mark of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology TECHNOLOGY OR COMPANY RENAMING In executing your organization s marketing plan, you may decide to rename your company or your technology. CCHIT s policy is to publicly list your company name, technology name and version number exactly as it appears on your Certification Application. The marketing staff will not approve any promotional material referencing your Certification status that varies from the Certification application information that you supplied. If you wish to change the Certification application information for your company or your technology, you may do so by sending a letter on your company s letterhead signed by a company executive, requesting this change. This letter may be sent electronically to any member of the CCHIT Certification Team, September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 7 of 10

8 followed by a hard copy sent to CCHIT s address to the attention of the Certification Manager. We can begin the update to your listing only after we have received that official notification. See Section CCHIT will then be required to update its reporting to ONC. Following ONC s subsequent updating of the Certified HIT Products List (CHPL), your listing will be changed on CCHIT s Web site DISTRIBUTION OF ONC-ATCB CERTIFIED PRODUCTS BY OTHERS In the health IT marketplace, it is common practice for a developer of health IT to increase channels of product distribution through arrangements with Value Added Resellers (VARs) who typically resell the developing company s product using the original name and version number, or through contracts as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) allowing another company to resell the product with a private label which bears a different name and version number than the original product. In circumstances where these arrangements involve the promotion and sale of an ONC-ATCB certified Complete EHR or EHR Module, the company or companies which originally sought certification bear the responsibility for managing the promotion of certification for its product according to the following guidelines: Reselling ONC-ATCB Certified 2011/2012 Product with VARs If you plan to resell your ONC-ATCB certified product through arrangements with VARs using the original name and version number of your product, you are responsible for assuring that the VAR conforms to all Certification Commission Marketing Policies provided in the Handbook and any updates received by you at the date of your product s Certification or thereafter. You are responsible for providing the VAR with these Policies. Any violation of Marketing Policies by the VAR will jeopardize your product s Certification status. Failure to adequately manage the marketing practices of your resellers may result in the revocation of your certification, the delisting of your product on CCHIT s Web site and a report of the revocation to ONC. CCHIT s marketing staff will contact you directly for remediation of any Policy violation by your VAR. All such instances will be reported to CCHIT s Executive Director and its Testing and Certification Director Reselling an ONC-ATCB Certified 2011/2012 Product as an OEM If you plan to allow another company to license your ONC-ATCB Certified product for rebranding under their own company name with a privately labeled product name, you are responsible for executing an additional Certification Commission agreement, in cooperation with them, allowing them to reference the product s certification status. Your OEM partner must then execute a separate agreement with CCHIT, described in Section of the Certification Handbook. September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 8 of 10

9 Under this circumstance, your partner is directly responsible for meeting CCHIT s Marketing Policies. You bear no responsibility for monitoring and correcting their marketing practices. If your ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification is suspended or revoked, or expires, your OEM partner s certification will, without further action, inherit the same status. In all marketing materials, communications statements, and other assertions related to the Complete EHR or EHR Module s certification, companies distributing private labeled EHR products must reference the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), its product name and version number and all other required information in ONC s , sections (h) and (k). Your OEM partner s product listing will reference your originally certified product on the CCHIT Web site and will be listed as an alias under your product listing on ONC s CHPL site OPEN SOURCE LABELING For products offered under an Open Source licensing model, the organization or community submitting the product for certification shall be responsible for determining and enforcing its own policy regarding labeling of subsequent versions of the product it certified REBRANDING OF ONC-ATCB CERTIFIED OPEN SOURCE TECHNOLOGY CCHIT recognizes that the source code of an Open Source certified EHR technology may be shared with other organizations who wish to rename the technology or system. To allow a second organization (recipient) to claim certification of the EHR technology, both organizations must follow the process described in Section VIOLATION OF MARKETING POLICIES To consistently apply Marketing Policies, CCHIT, subject to its discretion to grant waivers or modifications on a case-by-case basis, follows these steps in enforcing its Agreement with your company: First violation: the Marketing Coordinator issues a warning via and certified mail to all three officially listed health IT company contacts with instructions for remediation and an offer to clarify any misunderstood Policies. Every attempt is made to contact the organization via or telephone to get confirmation that they understand the issues. Second violation (or failure to correct the first violation within 15 calendar days): the Marketing Coordinator, in consultation with the Testing and Certification Director, issues a notice to all three officially listed health IT company contacts via and certified mail that certification is suspended, all product listings are removed from and they have 30 days to correct the violation before September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 9 of 10

10 their certification is fully revoked. If they correct the violation in a timely fashion, all listed contacts are required to attend a Marketing Policy re-orientation before their product listing is restored. Third violation (or continued failure to correct a violation following suspension): the Marketing Coordinator, in consultation with the Testing and Certification Director and Executive Director, issues a notice to all three officially listed health IT company contacts via and certified mail that certification is fully revoked. Report is made to ONC that ONC-ATCB EHR certification is revoked. The health IT company will be required to provide adequate assurances that, upon any reapplication for certification, they are committed to following the Policies as written. September 20, 2010 Copyright 2010 CCHIT Page 10 of 10

ONC Regulations FAQs. Last updated: 9/21/10 Page 1 of 20

ONC Regulations FAQs. Last updated: 9/21/10 Page 1 of 20 ONC Regulations FAQs Question [9-10-001-1]: What certification criteria will ONC-ATCBs use to certify EHR technology for purposes of the deeming provision of the Physician Self-Referral Prohibition and

More information

Summary of Proposed Rule Certification Programs for Health Information Technology

Summary of Proposed Rule Certification Programs for Health Information Technology Summary of Proposed Rule Certification Programs [RIN 0991-AB59] TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction... 1 Temporary Testing and Certification Program... 1 Permanent Testing and Cerfication Program... 5 Regulatory

More information

GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING The following Guidelines for Marketing and Advertising constitute part of NCQA s Administrative Policies for measure certification and may be revised by NCQA at

More information

Drummond Group Inc. EHR Certification Guide. January 9, 2013

Drummond Group Inc. EHR Certification Guide. January 9, 2013 Drummond Group Inc. EHR Certification Guide January 9, 2013 Page 1 of 11 Section One. Overview of the Drummond Group EHR Certification Program ONC Authorized Certification Body: Drummond Group Inc. Drummond

More information

Drummond Certified Health IT Certificate and Marks Usage Requirements

Drummond Certified Health IT Certificate and Marks Usage Requirements Prepared & Administered by: DRUMMOND GROUP www.drummondgroup.com Page 1 of 7 Details about the Certificate of Compliance: The Drummond Group (DG) Certification Body shall issue an official document of

More information

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Supporting Meaningful Use. July 22, 2010

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Supporting Meaningful Use. July 22, 2010 Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Supporting Meaningful Use ONC Programs to Support Meaningful Use Technical Assistance: Through the Regional Extension Center Program,

More information

EHR Certification and Meaningul Use: Sorting it Out. Karen Bell, MD Chair, CCHIT REC Summit October 4, 2010 San Francisco, California

EHR Certification and Meaningul Use: Sorting it Out. Karen Bell, MD Chair, CCHIT REC Summit October 4, 2010 San Francisco, California EHR Certification and Meaningul Use: Sorting it Out Karen Bell, MD Chair, CCHIT REC Summit October 4, 2010 San Francisco, California Topics The importance of establishing goals for EHR investment Types

More information

Prepared & Administered by: DRUMMOND GROUP LLC www.drummondgroup.com

Prepared & Administered by: DRUMMOND GROUP LLC www.drummondgroup.com Prepared & Administered by: DRUMMOND GROUP LLC www.drummondgroup.com Page 1 of 7 Details about the Certificate of Compliance: The Drummond Group LLC (DG) Certification Body shall issue an official document

More information

Certification Handbook. CCHIT Certified 2011 Certification Program

Certification Handbook. CCHIT Certified 2011 Certification Program Certification Handbook CCHIT Certified 2011 Certification Program April 7, 2010 Table of Contents 1. OVERVIEW OF CCHIT CERTIFIED 2011 CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS... 4 1.1. Ambulatory EHR 2011 Certification...

More information

Drummond Group LLC. EHR Certification Guide

Drummond Group LLC. EHR Certification Guide Drummond Group LLC Page 1 of 12 Section One. Overview of the Drummond Group LLC EHR Certification Program ISO/IEC 17065 ONC Authorized Certification Body: Drummond Group LLC Drummond Group LLC (DG), approved

More information

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services Thursday, June 24, 2010 Part II Department of Health and Human Services 45 CFR Part 170 Establishment of the Temporary Certification Program for Health Information Technology; Final Rule VerDate Mar2010

More information

Re: Comments on Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology (Health IT); Proposed Rule

Re: Comments on Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology (Health IT); Proposed Rule McKesson Corporation One Post Street San Francisco, CA 94104-5296 Ann Richardson Berkey Senior Vice President, Public Affairs April 9, 2010 David Blumenthal, M.D. Director Department of Health and Human

More information

Overcoming EHR Certification Hurdles & Gaps

Overcoming EHR Certification Hurdles & Gaps Overcoming EHR Certification Hurdles & Gaps Karen Bell, MD, MMS Chair, CCHIT CMIO Summit June 10, 2011 1:00 2:00 PM Omni Parker House Hotel Boston, MA Topics Why Certification? Current Certification Programs

More information

CMS AND ONC FINAL REGULATIONS DEFINE MEANINGFUL USE AND SET STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD INCENTIVE PROGRAM

CMS AND ONC FINAL REGULATIONS DEFINE MEANINGFUL USE AND SET STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD INCENTIVE PROGRAM CMS AND ONC FINAL REGULATIONS DEFINE MEANINGFUL USE AND SET STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD INCENTIVE PROGRAM The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator

More information

RE: Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology Permanent Certification Program, RIN 0991-AB59

RE: Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology Permanent Certification Program, RIN 0991-AB59 Via Electronic Submission @ www.regulations.gov David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. National Coordinator for Health Information Technology HHS/Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

More information

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. Medicare Program; Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (erx) Incentive Program

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. Medicare Program; Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (erx) Incentive Program DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Part 414 [CMS-3248-F] RIN 0938-AR00 Medicare Program; Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (erx) Incentive Program

More information

Understanding Certification: Evaluating Certified EHR Technology

Understanding Certification: Evaluating Certified EHR Technology Understanding Certification: Evaluating Certified EHR Technology Alisa Ray, Executive Director, Certification Commission for Health Information Technology Marisa L Wilson, DNSc, MHSc, RN-BC, Assistant

More information

Drummond Group LLC. EHR Certification Guide

Drummond Group LLC. EHR Certification Guide Drummond Group LLC Page 1 of 14 Scope of Document This Drummond Group Certification Guide consists of four sections. Section One provides an overview of the Drummond EHR Certification Program. Section

More information

Guide To Meaningful Use

Guide To Meaningful Use Guide To Meaningful Use Volume 2 Roadmap to Stage One Qualification Contents Guide to Meaningful Use Volume 2 OVERVIEW INTRODUCTION 1. CERTIFIED EHR VERSION Q1 ~ WE ALREADY HAVE A SPRINGCHARTS VERSION

More information

The Meaning Behind Meaningful Use Stage 2

The Meaning Behind Meaningful Use Stage 2 Meaningful Use White Paper The Meaning Behind Meaningful Use Stage 2 What You Need to Know pulseinc.com Meaningful Use Stage 2 Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use (MU) program officially began January 1, 2014.

More information

Health Care February 28, 2012. CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Stage 2 Meaningful Use,

Health Care February 28, 2012. CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Stage 2 Meaningful Use, ROPES & GRAY ALERT Health Care February 28, 2012 CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Stage 2 Meaningful Use, ONC Issues Companion Proposed Rule on 2014 EHR Certification Criteria On February 23, 2012, the Centers

More information

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services Vol. 76 Friday No. 5 January 7, 2011 Part III Department of Health and Human Services 45 CFR Part 170 Establishment of the Permanent Certification for Health Information Technology; Final Rule VerDate

More information

Certification Programs for Health Information Technology; Morgan Passiment Director, Information Resources Outreach mpassiment@aamc.

Certification Programs for Health Information Technology; Morgan Passiment Director, Information Resources Outreach mpassiment@aamc. ONC Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology; Proposed Rule Morgan Passiment Director, Information Resources Outreach mpassiment@aamc.org March 31, 2010 Background

More information

Data Breach, Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Reform

Data Breach, Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Reform Data Breach, Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Reform (This presentation is for informational purposes only and it is not intended, and should not be relied upon, as legal advice.) Overview of HIPAA

More information

The HITECH Act: Implications to HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates. Linn F. Freedman, Esq.

The HITECH Act: Implications to HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates. Linn F. Freedman, Esq. The HITECH Act: Implications to HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates Linn F. Freedman, Esq. Introduction and Overview On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed P.L. 111-05, the American Recovery

More information

HEALTH IT! LAW & INDUSTRY

HEALTH IT! LAW & INDUSTRY A BNA, INC. HEALTH IT! LAW & INDUSTRY Meaningful Use REPORT VOL. 2, NO. 15 APRIL 12, 2010 BNA Insights: Toward Achieving Meaningful Use: HHS Establishes Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record

More information

Adopting, Implementing or Upgrading to Certified Electronic Health Record Technology & Becoming a Vendor with the State of Idaho

Adopting, Implementing or Upgrading to Certified Electronic Health Record Technology & Becoming a Vendor with the State of Idaho Adopting, Implementing or Upgrading to Certified Electronic Health Record Technology & Becoming a Vendor with the State of Idaho Michele Turbert Program Research and Development Specialist, Division of

More information

Re: Medicare and Medicaid Programs Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Stage 2

Re: Medicare and Medicaid Programs Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Stage 2 May 7, 2012 Ms. Marilyn Tavenner Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-0044-P Mail Stop C4-26-05 7500 Security Boulevard

More information

RE: 45 CFR Part 170; RIN 0991-AB59; Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology

RE: 45 CFR Part 170; RIN 0991-AB59; Proposed Establishment of Certification Programs for Health Information Technology May 10, 2010 David Blumenthal, MD National Coordinator Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Suite 729D 200 Independence

More information

Establishment of a Temporary and Permanent Testing Program

Establishment of a Temporary and Permanent Testing Program April 9, 2010 David Blumenthal, MD, MPP Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT) Attn: Certification Programs Proposed Rule Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Suite 729D

More information

Federal Regulatory Policy Report. Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentives: Reassigning Payments

Federal Regulatory Policy Report. Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentives: Reassigning Payments Federal Regulatory Policy Report Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentives: Reassigning Payments October 2010 COPYRIGHT OCTOBER 2010 National Association of Community Health Centers, 2010

More information

Compliance, Incentives and Penalties: Hot Topics in US Health IT

Compliance, Incentives and Penalties: Hot Topics in US Health IT Compliance, Incentives and Penalties: Hot Topics in US Health IT Table of Contents Introduction... 1 The Requirements... 1 PCI HIPAA ARRA Carrot and Stick How does third party assurance fit into the overall

More information

Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals Last Updated: March 2014

Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals Last Updated: March 2014 Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals Last Updated: March 2014 Overview As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Congress mandated payment

More information

Meaningful Use. NextGen Ambulatory EHR Path to. At NextGen Healthcare, we are ready to help. you demonstrate Meaningful Use.

Meaningful Use. NextGen Ambulatory EHR Path to. At NextGen Healthcare, we are ready to help. you demonstrate Meaningful Use. NextGen Ambulatory EHR Path to Meaningful Use At NextGen Healthcare, we are ready to help you demonstrate Meaningful Use. With our award-winning, certified EHR, our commitment to client partnerships, and

More information

HIPAA Secure Now! How MSPs Can Profit From Selling HIPAA security services

HIPAA Secure Now! How MSPs Can Profit From Selling HIPAA security services HIPAA Secure Now! How MSPs Can Profit From Selling HIPAA security services How MSPs can profit from selling HIPAA security services Managed Service Providers (MSP) can use the Health Insurance Portability

More information

Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Certified EHR Technology. National Provider Call CMS and ONC June 27, 2013

Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Certified EHR Technology. National Provider Call CMS and ONC June 27, 2013 Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Certified EHR Technology National Provider Call CMS and ONC June 27, 2013 1 Medicare Learning Network This National Provider Call is brought to you by the

More information

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Part 495 CMS-0052-P RIN 0938-AS30 Office of the Secretary 45 CFR Part 170 RIN 0991-AB97 Medicare and Medicaid Programs;

More information

Meaningful Use And Impact on Immunization Outcomes

Meaningful Use And Impact on Immunization Outcomes Meaningful Use And Impact on Immunization Outcomes Objectives Meaningful Use: What does it mean? How it impacts Electronic Health Record (EHR) use What it means to VacTrAK What it means to improved immunization

More information

Table of Contents. Agent Compliance Guidance 3. Advertising Compliance Policy 5. Advertising Requirements 7. Approval Request Form 10

Table of Contents. Agent Compliance Guidance 3. Advertising Compliance Policy 5. Advertising Requirements 7. Approval Request Form 10 Compliance Guidance Table of Contents Agent Compliance Guidance 3 Advertising Compliance Policy 5 Advertising Requirements 7 Approval Request Form 10 Agent Compliance Guidance We are providing Compliance

More information

Want to grow your business through increased marketing of NCR solutions?

Want to grow your business through increased marketing of NCR solutions? Want to grow your business through increased marketing of NCR solutions? NCR Corporation: Retail Channel Marketing Development Funds (MDF) Program Guidelines Table of Contents MDF Overview... 3 Partner

More information

ANNUAL AGENT BULLETIN

ANNUAL AGENT BULLETIN ANNUAL AGENT BULLETIN October 2015 Transamerica Life Insurance Company Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company Transamerica Advisors Life Insurance Company Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company

More information

C. Development Permit Requirement in Flood Hazard Areas

C. Development Permit Requirement in Flood Hazard Areas CHAPTER 1175 Enforcement CROSS REFERENCES Violation of zoning ordinances - see Ohio R.C. 713.13 1175.01 GENERAL. This Chapter states the general applicability of this Ordinance and stipulates the procedures

More information

GENERAL OPERATIONS MANUAL FOR ASTM PRODUCT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

GENERAL OPERATIONS MANUAL FOR ASTM PRODUCT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM GENERAL OPERATIONS MANUAL FOR ASTM PRODUCT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL Standards Worldwide Issued September 25, 2012 Version 5.0 BY AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS INTERNATIONAL ASTM

More information

Your EMR Stimulus Act Questions Answered

Your EMR Stimulus Act Questions Answered Your EMR Stimulus Act Questions Answered Stimulus Act and Meaningful Use Q&A 9/7/2010 The government requires physicians to implement Electronic Health Records (EHR/EMR) software by 2015. Here are the

More information

Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Proposed Rule Public Comment Template

Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Proposed Rule Public Comment Template Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Proposed Rule Public Comment Template ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability Preface This document is meant to provide

More information

GUIDELINES FOR ADVERTISING AND MARKETING WELLNESS & HEALTH PROMOTION ACCREDITATION. Table of Contents

GUIDELINES FOR ADVERTISING AND MARKETING WELLNESS & HEALTH PROMOTION ACCREDITATION. Table of Contents GUIDELINES FOR ADVERTISING AND MARKETING WELLNESS & HEALTH PROMOTION ACCREDITATION Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 2 GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING WELLNESS & HEALTH PROMOTION ACCREDITATION (WHP)

More information

Final Rule Establishes the Permanent Certification Program for EHR Technology

Final Rule Establishes the Permanent Certification Program for EHR Technology Final Rule Establishes the Permanent Certification Program for EHR Technology March 2, 2011 Boston Brussels Chicago Düsseldorf Houston London Los Angeles Miami Milan Munich New York Orange County Rome

More information

HITECH Act Update: An Overview of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Regulations

HITECH Act Update: An Overview of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Regulations HITECH Act Update: An Overview of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Regulations The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) was enacted as part of

More information

Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and

Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary 45 CFR Part 170 RIN 0991-AB82 Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic

More information

February 24, 2012 (202) 690-6145 CMS PROPOSES DEFINITION OF STAGE 2 MEANINGFUL USE OF CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) TECHNOLOGY

February 24, 2012 (202) 690-6145 CMS PROPOSES DEFINITION OF STAGE 2 MEANINGFUL USE OF CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Room 352-G 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Office of Communications FACT SHEET FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:

More information

EHR Technology Certification: The Final Rule

EHR Technology Certification: The Final Rule Portfolio Media, Inc. 860 Broadway, 6 th Floor New York, NY 10003 www.law360.com Phone: +1 646 783 7100 reprints@portfoliomedia.com EHR Technology Certification: The Final Rule Law360, New York (July 20,

More information

GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING NCQA PCMH PREVALIDATION PROGRAM. Table of Contents

GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING NCQA PCMH PREVALIDATION PROGRAM. Table of Contents GUIDELINES FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING NCQA PCMH PREVALIDATION PROGRAM Table of Contents Page Number INTRODUCTION 2 DESCRIPTIONS OF NCQA PCMH PREVALIDATION PROGRAM PROCESS 2 DESCRIPTIONS OF NCQA PCMH

More information

Understanding Meaningful Use with a Focus on Testing the HL7 V2 Messaging Standards

Understanding Meaningful Use with a Focus on Testing the HL7 V2 Messaging Standards Understanding Meaningful Use with a Focus on Testing the HL7 V2 Messaging Standards Robert Snelick, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Sheryl Taylor, Booz-Allen Hamilton (BAH) Use of

More information

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EHR MEDICAID INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR ELIGIBLE HOSPITALS

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EHR MEDICAID INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR ELIGIBLE HOSPITALS NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EHR MEDICAID INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR ELIGIBLE HOSPITALS BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW 2 Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Payment Program Background

More information

105 CMR 400.00: STATE SANITARY CODE CHAPTER I : GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

105 CMR 400.00: STATE SANITARY CODE CHAPTER I : GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES Section 105 CMR 400.00: STATE SANITARY CODE CHAPTER I : GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES 400.001: Purpose 400.002: Authority 400.003: Citation 400.010: Scope of the State Sanitary Code 400.015: Effect

More information

Re: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 through 2017; Proposed Rule

Re: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 through 2017; Proposed Rule Submitted Electronically Andrew M. Slavitt Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attn: CMS-3311-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

More information

ICC EVALUATION SERVICE, LLC, RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATION REPORTS

ICC EVALUATION SERVICE, LLC, RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATION REPORTS www.icc-es.org (800) 423-6587 (562) 699-0543 A Subsidiary of the International Code Council ICC EVALUATION SERVICE, LLC, RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATION REPORTS 1.0 PURPOSE These rules set forth procedures

More information

Circular Letter: DHCQ 15-10-643

Circular Letter: DHCQ 15-10-643 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Department of Public Health Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108-4619 CHARLES

More information

The Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule: Overview and Outlook

The Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule: Overview and Outlook The Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule: Overview and Outlook Devi Mehta, JD, MPH Cand. 1 Taylor Burke, JD, LLM 2 Lara Cartwright-Smith, JD, MPH 3 Jane Hyatt Thorpe, JD 4 Introduction On August 23, 2012,

More information

FAQs for Employees about COBRA Continuation Health Coverage

FAQs for Employees about COBRA Continuation Health Coverage FAQs for Employees about COBRA Continuation Health Coverage U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration March 2011 Q1: What is COBRA continuation health coverage? Congress passed

More information

REGULATION NO. 6 REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

REGULATION NO. 6 REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS REGULATION NO. 6 REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS 1. APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE. Any person who plans to practice as a licensed occupational therapist or occupational

More information

Interpretive Comments. Part 7: Information About Legal Services

Interpretive Comments. Part 7: Information About Legal Services Interpretive Comments Part 7: Information About Legal Services To assist lawyers advertising in the public media or soliciting prospective clients by written communications, the Advertising Review Committee

More information

NY Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Eligible Professionals Program Eligibility and AIU Webinar www.emedny.org/meipass

NY Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Eligible Professionals Program Eligibility and AIU Webinar www.emedny.org/meipass Eligible Professionals Program Eligibility and AIU Webinar www.emedny.org/meipass May 2015 2 Program Eligibility and AIU Overview of EHR Eligibility and Medicaid Patient Volume Adopt / Implement / Upgrade

More information

Meaningful Use for Eligible Providers. Session One: ARRA Meaningful Use Overview

Meaningful Use for Eligible Providers. Session One: ARRA Meaningful Use Overview Meaningful Use for Eligible Providers Session One: ARRA Meaningful Use Overview How to Navigate This Session Articulate offers many features that may assist with using recorded training. Please check out

More information

The Road to Robust Use of HIT: Navigating Meaningful Use and Beyond. by Jennifer McAnally, tnrec Director

The Road to Robust Use of HIT: Navigating Meaningful Use and Beyond. by Jennifer McAnally, tnrec Director The Road to Robust Use of HIT: Navigating Meaningful Use and Beyond by Jennifer McAnally, tnrec Director Presentation Objectives Participants will be able to: Verbalize the role Regional Extension Centers

More information

Interim Final Rule on Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria

Interim Final Rule on Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria Interim Final Rule on Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria NIST/OCR Conference Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Steven Posnack,

More information

Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 and How to Survive a Meaningful Use Audit. Charles Jarvis, Senior Manager

Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 and How to Survive a Meaningful Use Audit. Charles Jarvis, Senior Manager Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 and How to Survive a Meaningful Use Audit Charles Jarvis, Senior Manager Outline Overview Meaningful Use Stage 1 Differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 Surviving a Meaningful

More information

THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY S OVERSIGHT OF THE TESTING

THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY S OVERSIGHT OF THE TESTING Department of Health and Human Services OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY S OVERSIGHT OF THE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH

More information

Drummond Group Inc. EHR Testing Guide. January 9, 2013

Drummond Group Inc. EHR Testing Guide. January 9, 2013 Drummond Group Inc. EHR Testing Guide January 9, 2013 Page 1 of 10 Section One. Overview of the Drummond Group EHR Testing Program ONC Authorized Testing Body: Drummond Group Inc. Drummond Group Inc.(DGI),

More information

Medicare Attestation Guide

Medicare Attestation Guide Medicare Attestation Guide Once you start attesting and you hit the Save & Continue button you may log out at any time and continue your attestation later. All of the information that you will be saved

More information

Client Alert. CMS Releases Proposed Rule On Meaningful Use Of Electronic Health Record Technology

Client Alert. CMS Releases Proposed Rule On Meaningful Use Of Electronic Health Record Technology Contact Attorneys Regarding This Matter: Tracy M. Field 404.873.8648 - direct 404.873.8649 - fax tracy.field@agg.com Erin M. Rush 404.873.7030 - direct 404.873.7031 - fax erin.rush@agg.com Client Alert

More information

Test Procedure for 170.302 (l) Public Health Surveillance

Test Procedure for 170.302 (l) Public Health Surveillance Test Procedure for 170.302 (l) Public Health Surveillance This document describes the test procedure for evaluating conformance of complete EHRs or EHR modules 1 to the certification criteria defined in

More information

What GI Practices Need to Know About the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program. Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF

What GI Practices Need to Know About the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program. Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF What GI Practices Need to Know About the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program Joel V. Brill, MD, AGAF Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF Disclosures Joel V. Brill, MD AGAF AGA Registry Executive

More information

South Dakota Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards

South Dakota Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards South Dakota Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards Special Education Programs Revised July 2011 Prior Written Notice... 1 Definition of Parental Consent... 3 Definition of a Parent... 3 Parental Consent...

More information

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CHAPTER AGREEMENT

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CHAPTER AGREEMENT AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CHAPTER AGREEMENT This Agreement, effective January 31, 2013, is made between the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association ( ASHE),

More information

NCPDP Electronic Prescribing Standards

NCPDP Electronic Prescribing Standards NCPDP Electronic Prescribing Standards September 2014 1 What is NCPDP? An ANSI-accredited standards development organization. Provides a forum and marketplace for a diverse membership focused on health

More information

Health Information Technology (HIT) and the Public Mental Health System

Health Information Technology (HIT) and the Public Mental Health System National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) NASMHPD Policy Brief Health Information Technology (HIT) and the Public Mental Health System December 2010 NASMHPD Policy Brief Health

More information

Services Agreement Instruction Sheet

Services Agreement Instruction Sheet Delta-T Group POB 884 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 Phone: 800-251-8501 FAX: 610-527-9547 www.delta-tgroup.com Services Agreement Instruction Sheet We thank you for your interest in Delta-T Group. Below please find

More information

As of January 1, 2014 all EHR certifications are required to meet 2014 Edition Criteria.

As of January 1, 2014 all EHR certifications are required to meet 2014 Edition Criteria. As of January 1, 2014 all EHR certifications are required to meet 2014 Edition Criteria. There will be a new CMS EHR Certification ID number for every EHR product that must be updated in each provider

More information

Red Hat ISV Program Guide

Red Hat ISV Program Guide Red Hat ISV Program Guide Accelerate Your Success! APJ ISV program Guide 1 of 17 WELCOME TO THE ISV PARTNER PROGRAM RED HAT PARTNER PROGRAM ISV PARTNER TRACK Welcome to the Red Hat Partner Program ISV

More information

Terms and Conditions For Mobile Phone Service. Pre-Paid Type. Between The Service Provider And Subscribers

Terms and Conditions For Mobile Phone Service. Pre-Paid Type. Between The Service Provider And Subscribers Terms and Conditions For Mobile Phone Service Pre-Paid Type Between The Service Provider And Subscribers 1. General 1.1 This Terms and Conditions for Mobile Phone Service ( Terms and Conditions ) is binding

More information

Improve the Quality of Care and Earn $12,000 A simple guide to understanding the Medicare EHR Incentive program, from registration through

Improve the Quality of Care and Earn $12,000 A simple guide to understanding the Medicare EHR Incentive program, from registration through Improve the Quality of Care and Earn $12,000 A simple guide to understanding the Medicare EHR Incentive program, from registration through attestation. Objectives How to calculate Medicare Incentives and

More information

RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF TENNCARE CHAPTER 1200-13-18 TENNCARE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND PROVIDER APPEALS

RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF TENNCARE CHAPTER 1200-13-18 TENNCARE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND PROVIDER APPEALS RULES OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION BUREAU OF TENNCARE CHAPTER 1200-13-18 TENNCARE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND PROVIDER APPEALS TABLE OF CONTENTS 1200-13-18-.01 Scope and Authority

More information

CMS Medicare EHR Incentive Attestation for Eligible Professionals (EPs)

CMS Medicare EHR Incentive Attestation for Eligible Professionals (EPs) CMS Medicare EHR Incentive Attestation for Eligible Professionals (EPs) Paul Forlenza, VITL VP Policy and Special Projects May 3, 2011 pforlenza@vitl.net 802-839-1942 v10 1 Topics Review Medicare EHR Incentives

More information

U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual Flowcharts Registration I. Initial Registration submits Registration Application Form (EAC Form 001C) EAC sends

More information

Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals

Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals Overview Payment Adjustments & Hardship Exceptions Tipsheet for Eligible Professionals Last Updated: October 2013 As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Congress mandated

More information

Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR?

Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR? Steven Waldren, MD, David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA, and Jason Mitchell, MD Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR? and Other Commonly Asked Questions About the HITECH Act The economic stimulus package offers $19

More information

Details for: CMS PROPOSES DEFINITION OF MEANINGFUL USE OF CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) TECHNOLOGY. Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Details for: CMS PROPOSES DEFINITION OF MEANINGFUL USE OF CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) TECHNOLOGY. Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Details for: CMS PROPOSES DEFINITION OF MEANINGFUL USE OF CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) TECHNOLOGY Return to List For Immediate Release: Contact: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 CMS Office of

More information

Test Procedure for 170.314(g)(4) Quality management system

Test Procedure for 170.314(g)(4) Quality management system This document describes the test procedure for evaluating conformance of electronic health record (EHR) technology to the certification criteria defined in 45 CFR Part 170 Subpart C of the Health Information

More information

CHIP/Medicaid Managed Care Marketing Policies Overview. August 4, 2010

CHIP/Medicaid Managed Care Marketing Policies Overview. August 4, 2010 CHIP/Medicaid Managed Care Marketing Policies Overview August 4, 2010 Purpose Provide accurate and consistent application of the Marketing Policies as they relate to CHIP and Medicaid Managed Care Programs

More information

Courtesy of Columbia University and the ONC Health IT Workforce Curriculum program

Courtesy of Columbia University and the ONC Health IT Workforce Curriculum program Special Topics in Vendor-Specific Systems: Quality Certification of Commercial EHRs Lecture 5 Audio Transcript Slide 1: Quality Certification of Electronic Health Records This lecture is about quality

More information

HIPAA PRIVACY AND SECURITY RULES BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT BETWEEN. Stewart C. Miller & Co., Inc. (Business Associate) AND

HIPAA PRIVACY AND SECURITY RULES BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT BETWEEN. Stewart C. Miller & Co., Inc. (Business Associate) AND HIPAA PRIVACY AND SECURITY RULES BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT BETWEEN Stewart C. Miller & Co., Inc. (Business Associate) AND City of West Lafayette Flexible Spending Plan (Covered Entity) TABLE OF CONTENTS

More information

Santa Rosa Presents Webinar Series Electronic Health Records & Meaningful Use Incentives: Medicare & Medicaid

Santa Rosa Presents Webinar Series Electronic Health Records & Meaningful Use Incentives: Medicare & Medicaid Santa Rosa Presents Webinar Series Electronic Health Records & Meaningful Use Incentives: Medicare & Medicaid February 11, 2011 Chris Apgar, CISSP President Overview ARRA & Meaningful Use Rule Overview

More information

MEDICAID EHR INCENTIVES PROGRAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) For Eligible Professionals

MEDICAID EHR INCENTIVES PROGRAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) For Eligible Professionals MEDICAID EHR INCENTIVES PROGRAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) For Eligible Professionals These FAQs have been developed for Eligible Professionals participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentives Program.

More information

NOTE: Sections 1200.6(c)(1), (3), (5), (7) and (g)(1) have been enjoined from enforcement by order of the United States District Court, Northern

NOTE: Sections 1200.6(c)(1), (3), (5), (7) and (g)(1) have been enjoined from enforcement by order of the United States District Court, Northern NOTE: Sections 1200.6(c)(1), (3), (5), (7) and (g)(1) have been enjoined from enforcement by order of the United States District Court, Northern District, in the case of Alexander v. Cahill. That injunction

More information

Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program

Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health The HITECH Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009 as part of the

More information

5 GUIDLINES TO ENSURE THE RIGHT EHR FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE PRACTICE

5 GUIDLINES TO ENSURE THE RIGHT EHR FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE PRACTICE 5 GUIDLINES TO ENSURE THE RIGHT EHR FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE PRACTICE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS The discussion of the right EHR/EMR for your practice and achieving the proper certification is primarily geek

More information

RESNET ENERGY STAR HOMES PROGRAM ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES FOR BUILDER OPTION PACKAGE PROVIDERS

RESNET ENERGY STAR HOMES PROGRAM ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES FOR BUILDER OPTION PACKAGE PROVIDERS RESNET ENERGY STAR HOMES PROGRAM ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES FOR BUILDER OPTION PACKAGE PROVIDERS 1 RESNET NATIONAL BUILDER OPTION PACKAGE PROVIDER ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES 1.0 Background The following procedures

More information

Meaningful Use for Radiology Frequently Asked Questions

Meaningful Use for Radiology Frequently Asked Questions www.merge.com Meaningful Use for Radiology Frequently Asked Questions What is Meaningful Use? Meaningful Use is broad terminology that refers to a government sponsored initiative that has been designed

More information