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MU Stage 1 - Menu Measures

Menu 1 : Drug Formulary Checks

Measure Overview : Implement drug formulary checks and ensure that it's enabled for your entire EHR reporting period.

Exclusion : Provider who writes fewer than 100 prescriptions during the EHR reporting period.

ChARM EHR Workflow :

Drug formulary is a list of preferred medications based on patient's insurance eligibility. This helps providers to save prescription costs for patients.

While prescribing, ChARM EHR shows the formulary status of the drug based patient's insurance eligibility. You can also view the alternative drugs that are covered as part of insurance.

This feature is not enabled by default. If you have subscribed for eRx, you can enable Drug Formulary by sending a request to

For more information, refer to the CMS guideline for this measure