ONC Certification & Disclosures

Bethlehem, PA, March 23, 2018 — Exscribe EHR Version 6 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of approval designates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing EHR adoption program.

DISCLAIMER: This Health IT module(s) is 2015 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.

Modules Tested: 170.315 (a)(1-14); (b)(1-3, 6); (c)(1-3); (d)(1-9); (e)(1-3); (g)(2-9); (h)(1)

Clinical Quality Measures tested: 50v7; 56v7; 66v7; 68v8; 69v7; 138v7; 139v7; 147v8; 155v7; 156v7
Additional software used: None

Holds Certificate No.
Date Certified: 03/05/2018

Effective Date: 2015 Edition

In addition to Exscribe EHR Version 6, customers will also have to subscribe to Exscribe’s third party e-prescribing service and Exscribe’s Patient Portal service. Each is available for an additional annual fee.

  1.  This certified product-version requires an annual subscription fee for electronic prescribing (170.315.b.3).
  2.  For transitions of care summaries (170.315.b.1) this certified product-version requires an annual subscription fee for a direct messaging account (allowing providers to securely send PHI to other providers).
  3.  This certified product-version requires ongoing annual costs to support online patient portal services (170.315.e.1).
  4.  Support for integration of this certified product-version with other ONC certified systems may require additional one-time costs.

Additional Costs

Not included in the initial purchase of this certified product-version are the following:

  1.  An annual subscription fee to NewCrop e-prescribing services (170.315.b.3).
  2.  An annual subscription fee to the Exscribe Patient Portal services (170.315.e.1).
  3.  An annual subscription fee for a DataMotion direct messaging account (170.315.b.1).

Contractual Obligations

When purchasing this certified product-version, a provider must sign a three-year agreement with Exscribe.

Technical or Practical Limitations

It is not necessary to engage with a third party vendor to use this certified product-version as this is handled through Exscribe. Third party vendors are limited to using NewCrop e-prescribing service and Datamotion direct messaging services. However, these vendors do not require our providers to enter into agreements to use their service.

About Drummond Group Inc.

Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries.  In healthcare, Drummond Group tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Accredited Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI@drummondgroup.com.