Cost and Limitations
In order to maintain ongoing and uninterrupted access to e – prescribing and lab and registry interfaces, licensed providers are required to purchase an annual subscription to Amazing Charts Annual Support.
The Amazing Charts CERHT Edition requires additional annual support fees above those charged for Amazing Charts.
Electronic prescribing, drug – drug and drug – allergy interaction checking, and drug – formulary checks
e-Prescribing, drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction checking and drug-formulary checks (170.315. a.4, 170.315 .a.10, 170.315.b.3) provide electronic real-time access to information and connection to pharmacies. Customers with a typical broadband internet connection will be able to use these features (supported by Surescripts and NewCrop Rx) if they have purchased Annual Support & Maintenance. There is a yearly, per – provider cost for annual Support & Maintenance ($1,495). e-Prescribing is only available for licensed clinicians who are legally permitted to prescribe medications. Setting up e-Prescribing requires verification of a provider ’s identity. Amazing Charts utilizes the SureScripts network for electronic prescription routing. When exceptions are encountered in the process, e-fax is used to deliver the prescription to the pharmacy.
Transmitting immunization information with immunization registries
Customers with a typical broadband internet connection will be able to export and send electronic immunization records to immunization registries (170.315.f.1). Immunization registries are free to activate and there are no additional fees associated with these registries. Amazing Charts outputs immunization registry information in accordance with the HL7 2.5.1 standard. Amazing Charts is connected to all the states immunization registries for submission of immunization data.
Transmitting information to patient portals or sending direct messages
Customers with a typical broadband connection can send and receive patient portal messages and send and receive direct messages. (170.315.b.1-2, 170.315.e.1-2). Providers can exchange transfers of care via Direct messaging as long as the provider and recipient are members of the Direct Trust. Providers can enroll in the Direct Trust for free when setting up their portal and direct messaging accounts in Amazing Charts. These features are included in the cost of Amazing Charts CEHRT Edition.
Accessing patient education on problems and medications
Customers with a typical broadband connection can access patient education on problems and medications. (170.315.a.15). These features are included in the cost of Amazing Charts CEHRT Edition.
Clinical Decision Support Diagnostic Info button
Customers with a typical broadband connection can access diagnostic and therapeutic reference information on problems and medications. (170.315.a.15). These features are included in the cost of Amazing Charts.
Access to the REST Common Clinical DATA API to retrieve clinical data from Amazing Chart is included in the cost of Amazing Charts CEHRT Edition. Additional fees may apply if the 3rd party developer requires assistance and will be provided on a T&M basis.
Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs)
Access to the Clinical Quality Measures (170.315.c.1-4) require additional subscription enrollment.