Product Information For ONC Health IT Certification

MacPractice DC MU versions 5.0 and 5.1

This Complete EHR is ONC 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by ICSA Labs, an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria 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.

MacPractice DC MU versions 5.0 and 5.1 are certified as a complete EHR for the 2014 Edition of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. The following describes our certification status and disclosure of additional costs and product limitations:

The following is a list of certification criteria to which MacPractice has been tested and certified:

The following is a list of clinical quality measures to which MacPractice has been tested and certified:

Mandatory Disclosure Statement

This certified product-version requires additional costs, contractual obligations, and technical and practical limitations as described below:

Additional Costs

MacPractice, Inc offers both a standard MacPractice DC 5.0 or 5.1 version that does not offer the capabilities needed to meet the objectives of the EHR Incentive Program, and a MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1 option that provides the capabilities needed to meet the objectives of the EHR Incentive program. MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1 is the EHR technology that has been tested and certified as a Complete EHR. MacPractice, Inc. charges an initial fee for MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1. In addition to the fee, MacPractice charges a recurring yearly support fee per provider. MacPractice licensees are required to sign an agreement when purchasing MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1, which lists these fees.

The initial and recurring fees cover all features and capabilities which are not included in the standard MacPractice for the specific purpose of meeting the objectives of the EHR Incentive Program including, but not limited to; CPOE, drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction checks, generation and transmission of permissible prescriptions electronically, drug formulary checks, medication reconciliation, incorporation of clinical lab test results, submission of electronic data to immunization registries, submission of syndromic surveillance data to public health agencies, and doctor to doctor direct secure electronic transmission of summary of care records upon transition of patients to another provider of care.

The additional types of costs that an Eligible Provider would pay to implement this Complete EHR's capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures or to achieve any other use within the scope of the health IT's certification include: monthly service fees for using ePrescribe, monthly lab interface support fees in some instances, integration fees for health information exchange, and an annual fee for MacPractice continued development and product support via toll free telephone, live chat, email, and remote access.

Limitations

EHR Incentive Program objectives cannot be met with the standard MacPractice DC 5.0 or 5.1 version software. Meaningful Use can only be achieved with the purchase of MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1. MacPractice licensees are required to maintain annual service agreements and upon expiration, many functionalities required for achieving Meaningful Use are disabled. The certified MacPractice product requires an internet connection to perform many required tasks and for licensing verification.

Third Parties

The certified MacPractice DC MU version 5.0 or 5.1 product is dependent upon third parties for some capabilities. These third parties are NewCrop for electronic prescribing, drug interaction and formulary checks and other functions. Updox is utilized to facilitate Direct Messaging. MedLinePlus is used to provide Infobutton service. MacPractice licensees may not choose alternatives to these third parties and are not required to enter into separate agreements with the third parties.


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