e-Prescribing (eRx)

Generate and transmit permissible prescriptions electronically (eRx).

More than 40 percent of all permissible prescriptions written by the EP are transmitted electronically using certified EHR technology.
Exclusions:
1. Any EP who writes fewer than 100 prescriptions during the EHR reporting period.
2. Any EP who does not have a pharmacy within their organization and there are no pharmacies that accept electronic prescriptions within 10 miles of the EP's practice location at the start of his/her EHR reporting period.

 

Measure Numerator

Number of prescriptions in the denominator generated and transmitted electronically.

 

Measure Denominator

Number of prescriptions written for drugs requiring a prescription in order to be dispensed other than controlled substances during the EHR reporting period.