PatientNOW is fully HHS/ONC certified and HITECH Stimulus Ready per the standards released on 12/31/2009. HITECH is the new certification standard for all electronic medical record (EMR) systems.
ARRA – The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) authorizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide reimbursement incentives for eligible professionals and hospitals who are successful in becoming “meaningful users” of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.
PatientNOW meets all certification requirements for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and HITECH. FINAL Certification requirements for HITECH were released on December 31, 2009.
PatientNOW is fully CCR compliant (exchange data with hospitals, EMR systems and info repositories), e-prescribing, electronic claim submission and clinical data submission.
PatientNOW meets these requirements.
This Complete EHR is 2011 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
This Certification for PatientNOW, Medical Records Studio 6.0 for Complete EHR Ambulatory was completed on 03/10/2011with a Certification Number of 03102011-6760-8. The Clinical Quality Measures tested are: NQF0013, NQF0024, NQF0027, NQF0028, NQF0031, NQF 0032, NQF0038, NQF0041, NQF0421. No Additional Software Used.
Call 800-436-3150 x1 to see if you qualify.
Official HHS Links & Helpful Information
Main HHS site for meaningful use and certification:
Tip sheet on calculating your incentive payment: http://www.cms.gov/MLNProducts/downloads/CMS_eHR_Tip_Sheet.pdf
Regional Contact Info for Incentive Payment Program:
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