e-Prescribing (eRx)

Generate and transmit permissible prescriptions electronically (eRx). 

More than 50 percent of all permissible prescriptions, or all prescriptions, written by the EP are queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using CEHRT.

Exclusion - Any EP who:
(1) Writes fewer than 100 permissible prescriptions during the EHR reporting period.
(2) 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

The number of prescriptions in the denominator generated, queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically using CEHRT. 

 

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; or Number of prescriptions written for drugs requiring a prescription in order to be dispensed during the EHR reporting period.