CMS Posts E-Prescribing Education Tools

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program educational products for 2012 on its eRx web page. They include:

  • Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program Measure Specifications and Release Notes – provides guidance on the 2012 eRx measure specifications for claims or registry-based reporting and release notes describing changes from the 2011 eRx Measure Specifications.
  • Claims-Based Reporting Principles for the 2012 Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program – provides guidance on the principles for reporting the eRx measure on claims for the 2011 eRx Incentive Program.
  • 2012 Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program CMS-1500 Claim Example – a detailed sample of an individual NPI reporting the eRx measure on a CMS-1500 form
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Measure Specifications for Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program and Release Notes – provides guidance on the 2012 EHR measure specifications for eRx and release notes. In addition, the specifications contain a detailed description of data element names and codes.
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Downloadable Resource Table and Release Notes – an Excel spreadsheet and release notes listing 2012 EHR information.
  • Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program GPRO Measure Specifications and Release Notes – provides guidance on the specifications for the eRx measure for use in 2012 eRx GPRO and release notes.

To access product information click here. Further information on the 2012 eRx Incentive Program can be found on the Statute/Regulations/Program Instructions Section Page.


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