Costs and Limitations of Certified Health IT

 

Capability Description of CapabilityCosts or Fees Costs or Fees
Types of costs or fees that a user may be required to pay to purchase, license, implement, maintain, upgrade, use, or otherwise enable and support the use of the implementation or use of the capability -OR- in connection with the data generated in the course using the capability
Contractual Limitations
Limitations of a contractual nature (including developer policies and other business practices) that a user may encounter in the implementation or use of the capability -OR- in the connection with the data generated in the course of using the capability
Technical or Practical Limitations
Limitations of a technical or practical nature that a user may encounter that could prevent or impair the successful implementation, configuration, maintenance, support or use of the capability -OR- prevent or limit the use, exchange or portability of any data generated in the course of using the capability
Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks 170.315.a.4 Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks when prescribing One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to assist in performing Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks when prescribing. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Medication List 170.315.a.7 Allows user to input and maintain a current list of medications for the patient. One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to assist in managing the current medication list. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Medication Allergy List 170.315.a.8 Allows user to input and maintain a list of allergies for the patient. One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to assist in managing the allergies list. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Clinical decision support
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This functionality enables users to receive clinical alerts to augment their clinical care delivery processes. Decision alerts can be passive alerts or protocols or order sets that help clinicians comply with evidence-based guidelines. One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to assist in triggering CDS alert for meeting Meaningful Use requirement. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Drug formulary checks
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This functionality enables users to perform drug formulary checks during medication prescriptions. This functionality is included in the base subscription and utilizes the eligibility files to determine formulary coverage. One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to perform drug formulary checks during medication prescriptions. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Patient specific education resources 170.315.a.13 This functionality suggests Education resources applicable to the patient’s problem list. Optional yearly fee based on number of providers American Academy of Ophthalmolgy (AAO) offers a selection of patient education materials. Licenses are based on number of providers. Users do not have to contract with AAO. No technical or practical limitations
Transition of care
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This functionality enables users to receive a transition of care document and display and incorporate the document into patients records. This functionality enables users to electronically receive secure Continuity of Care Documents (CCD). One-time initial subscription fee, additional fees may be applied if customized accounts are requested. Data Motion is used to assist with transition of care documents display and incorporate patients CCD to the records.
Users do not have to have contract to use Data Motion.
No technical or practical limitations
Clinical information reconciliation
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This functionality enables users to receive a transition of care document and display and incorporate the document into patients’ charts. This functionality enables users to electronically receive secure Continuity of Care Documents (CCD) and reconcile problems, allergies and medications into the patients’ charts. One-time initial subscription fee, additional fees may be applied if customized accounts are requested New Crop and Data Motion are used to receive and send out data to other providers. Users do not have to have contract to use New Crop or Data Motion. No technical or practical limitations
Electronic prescribing
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This functionality enables users to send prescriptions to pharmacies electronically. One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to send electronic prescriptions to pharmacies. Users do not have to contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Data Export 170.315.b.6 This functionality enables users to send a Continuity of Care Document (CCD) and display and incorporate the document into patients records. This functionality enables users to electronically send secure Continuity of Care Documents (CCD). One-time initial subscription fee New Crop is used to manage Medication lists. Users do not have to contract to use New Crop. No technical or practical limitations
Clinical quality measures record and export
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CQM calculation and generation of QRDA files IRIS Registry is included with yearly American Academy of Ophthalmology membership fee. IRIS Registry is used for CQM calculation. IRIS requires setup. No technical or practical limitations
View, download, transmit to 3rd party 170.315.e.1 This functionality allows patients to view, download, and transmit their visit summary. No Fees Data Motion is used to create and send messages electronically to other providers. Direct messaging is a secure message transport mechanism. Users do not have to contract to use Data Motion. No technical or practical limitations
Secure messaging
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This functionality enables users to create and send messages electronically to other providers. Direct messaging is a secure message transport mechanism. One-time initial subscription fee, additional fees may be applied if customized accounts are requested. Data Motion is used to create and send messages electronically to other providers. Direct messaging is a secure message transport mechanism. Users do not have to contract to use Data Motion. No technical or practical limitations
Data portability This capability will allow extraction of data One-time fee per provider upon request of data extraction No contractual limitations No technical or practical limitations