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  1. Electronic Health Records & Electronic Prescribing:Barriers, Benefits & Incentives Sponsored by:

  2. Today’s Presenter Barbara Brownlee, Electronic Health Records Specialist, MxSecure • With MxSecure since 2006 • 30 years in healthcare • 17 years Sales and Marketing experience • BS in Medical Technology, Medical College of Georgia

  3. Agenda • Definition of e-Prescribing • Process • Barriers • Benefits • Incentives

  4. Definition E-prescribing means the transmission, using electronic media, of prescription or prescription-related information between a prescriber, dispenser, pharmacy benefit manager, or health plan, either directly or through an intermediary, including an e- prescribing network. E-prescribing includes, but is not limited to, two-way transmissions between the point of care and the dispenser. • Source: eHealth Initiative and The Center for Improving Medication Management. Electronic Prescribing: Becoming Mainstream Practice. June, 2008.

  5. E-Prescribing Process • Clinician prescribes medication using either: • Stand-alone e-Prescribing system • CPOE system • CPOE integrated within an EHR system • Check for interaction, intolerances and formulary compliance • Transmission • Dispensing

  6. Barriers • Cost of systems • Potential negative impact on physician workflow and productivity • Pharmacy ability to accept electronic Rx • Inability to electronically prescribe controlled substances

  7. Benefits • Improved patient care • Reduction in healthcare costs • Office efficiency • Government incentives

  8. E-Rx Incentive Payments CMS incentive table

  9. E-Rx Incentive Payments Qualifications • Eligible professionals must report the electronic prescribing quality measure through Medicare Part B claims on at least 50% of applicable cases during the reporting year • Estimated allowed Medicare Part B charges for the e-Rx measure codes must total at least 10% of total Medicare Part B allowed charges. • Refer to www.cms.gov for details

  10. Eligible Professionals • Physician • Physical or Occupational Therapist • Qualified Speech-language Pathologist • Nurse Practitioner • Physician Assistant • Clinical Nurse Specialist • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist • Certified Nurse Midwife • Clinical Social Worker • Clinical Psychologist • Registered Dietitian • Nutrition Professional • Qualified Audiologist

  11. Recent Development from DEA • Final Interim Rule regarding Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances was recently published • Practitioners now have the option to write Rx for controlled substances electronically

  12. Summary • Defined and looked at process for electronic prescribing • Benefits can outweigh barriers • Incentives in place today for using electronic prescribing

  13. Questions? • For more information contact: MxSecure, Inc. 888.580.1010 sales@mxsecure.com www.MxSecure.com