Drug Formulary Checks
Implement drug formulary checks.
The eligible professional has enabled this functionality and has access to at least one internal or external formulary for the entire EHR reporting period.
Drug formulary check provides information to help you select medications while being apprised of the patient’s health plan formulary. This allows you and the patient to make the best informed decision regarding treatment options at the time of prescribing, preventing needless callbacks from the patient and/or pharmacy regarding on-formulary and off-formulary choices by your practice.
The following resources are available to help you meet the Drug Formulary Checks meaningful use menu measure:
- EHR Meaningful Use Specification Sheet for Eligible Professionals - Drug Formulary Checks [PDF - 108k]
Related CMS EHR Incentive Program Frequently Asked Questions
- #2883 - If an EP is unable to meet the measure of a meaningful use objective because it is outside of the scope of his or her practice, will the EP be excluded from meeting the measure of that objective?
- #2903 - How should EPs select menu objectives?
For additional questions around meaningful use, visit the CMS EHR Incentive Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).