Presentation on theme: "HITPC - Information Exchange Work Group Meaningful Use Stage 3 Subgroup 1 Quality and Efficiency Chair: Dave Goetz Members: Cris Ross, Chris Tashjian,"— Presentation transcript:
HITPC - Information Exchange Work Group Meaningful Use Stage 3 Subgroup 1 Quality and Efficiency Chair: Dave Goetz Members: Cris Ross, Chris Tashjian, Steve Stack
How can these areas be addressed in the context of MU Stage 3? Administrative simplification Clinical Decision Support E-prescribing Questions: – Can the MU framework effectively be used to address those electronic transactions not currently in Stage 1 or Stage 2 as proposed (admin)? – Which Stage 1 or Stage 2 (proposed) objectives should be expanded? – Are there new objectives that need to be created? – Are there Stage 1 or Stage 2 objectives to be deleted or consolidated?
Proposed short term thoughts Administrative simplification – Which transaction areas could be considered? Prior authorizations, eligibility checks, claims processing/editing – Which are already addressed in the market? – How would the MU framework address this area? What would be effective for EHR vendors and providers? Clinical Decision Support – Await final MU 2 regulations, recommendations from MU WG E-prescribing – What areas of eRx remain unaddressed? (controlled substances, mail order pharmacies)