MU3 Certified 2015 Edition - Costs and Limitations

2015 MU3 Certified - Costs and Limitations

ChARM EHR 1.2 is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This certified version involves additional costs to be incurred by eligible providers, as listed below:

Capability Relevant Certification Criteria Description of Capability Costs or Fees Contractual Limitations Technical or Practice Limitations
Electronic Prescription and Drug Formulary check 170.315(b)(3) and 170.315(a)(10) This functionality enables providers to send prescriptions to pharmacies and process refill requests electronically via Surescripts network. Also it enables providers to check drug formulary based on patient's insurance coverage One time fee for Third Party Verification (Experian) of Provider Identity and a monthly or annual subscription fee, licensed per provider None Electronic prescription is limited to Surescripts network of pharmacies
Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) None This functionality enables providers to electronically send controlled substances to pharmacies via Susrescripts network. This function requires use of third party vendor, ExoStar. Annual Subscription fee per provider is applicable. None Electronic prescription is limited to Surescripts network of pharmacies
Incorporate Laboratory Tests and Values/results and Image Results None This functionality enables providers to order labs / images and receive lab / image results electronically. ChARM EHR supports a number of popular labs such as LabCorp, Quest and others. If customer wishes ChARM to develop lab / image interface for any lab or Image company of their choice, it will be done as a custom interface development One time implementation fee for developing interface for lab / image of customer choice and annual fee for maintenaning the interface, licensed per site None None
Submission to Immunization registries, Trasnmissions to Public Health Agencies 170.315(f)(1) and 170.315(f)(2) This functionality enables users to electronically create immunization and syndrome-based public health surveillance information in standard HL7 format and transmit them to Immunization registries and Public Health agencies One time implementation fee for establishing the interface to immunization registries and public health agencies and annual fees for maintaining the interface, licensed per provider None None
Direct Messaging (Transitions of Care/referral summaries) 170.315(h)(1) and 170.315(b)(1) Providers subscribed to this service will be given a Direct ID that allows them to send and receive transition of care/referral summaries and other medical records securely to users of certified Health IT system ChARM EHR integrates with DataMotion HISP for Direct messaging. There is a one time cost for enabling the direct messaging interface and annual subscription fee, licensed per provider None This capability is restricted and users will be unable to exchange messages with users of third-party HISPs with whom the DataMotion does not have a trust agreement. Should a provider wish to establish a new connection with a third-party HISP, provider must lodge a service request with ChARM identifying the third-party HISP along with contact information for the HISP. ChARM will make best efforts to work with DataMotion and third Party HISP to establish the connection
Automated Measure Calculation 170.315(g)(1-2) This functionality allows users to generate Meaningful Use report for the reporting period for each provider No additional cost involved. Included in the monthly subscription fee of ChARM EHR None Only one MU report per day per provider can be generated. Report generation is scheduled during night hours, due to practical limitations of server overloading and performance
Data Export 170.315(b)(6) This functionality allows users to export patient medical records in CCDA format No additional cost involved. Included in the monthly subscription fee of ChARM EHR None A maximum of 1000 patient records can be bulk exported per day in CCDA format. Bulk export is scheduled during night hours, due to practical limitations of server overloading and performance
Clinical Quality Measures 170.315(c)(1-3) This functionality allows users to generate CQM report for the reporting period for each provider No additional cost involved. Included in the monthly subscription fee of ChARM EHR None Only one CQM report per day per provider can be generated. Report generation is scheduled during night hours, due to practical limitations of server overloading and performance
Application Access - Patient Selection, Data Category Request, All Data Request 170.315(g)(7-9) This functionality allows developers to build applications by querying patient medical records stored in ChARM EHR, using the FHIR REST APIs published on the website One time API implementation support fee and an annual maintenance fee per practice or cost based on volume of transactions A contractual agreement is required to use this feature. APIs are to be used solely for the purpose of patient care or benefit and not for any commercial gain Terms of use are specified within the contract. There is a limit on the number API calls as mentioned in the contract