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E-Prescribing Section 125

 

PQRI Measure 125

Health Information Technology (HIT) – Adoption/Use of e-Prescribing

Definition
Qualifying providers have adopted a e-Prescribing system for all patients age 18 years and older and the extend of use in the ambulatory setting.  To qualify this system must be capable of all of the following:

       Generating a complete active medication list incorporating electronic data received from applicable pharmacy drug plan(s) if available

       Selecting medications, printing prescriptions, electronically transmitting prescriptions, and conducting all safety checks

 - automated prompts that offer the provider information on the drug being prescribed, potentially inappropriate dose or route of administration of a drug, drug to drug interactions, allergy concerns, or warnings and cautions

       Providing information related to the availability of lower cost, therapeutically appropriate alternatives (if any)

       Providing information on formulary or tiered formulary medications, patient eligibility, and authorization requirements received electronically from the patient’s drug plan

Description:
This measure is to be reported at each visit occurring during the reporting period for patients seen during the reporting period.

HCPCS G Codes
G8443 All prescriptions created during the encounter were generated using a qualified e-Prescribing system; or

G8445 No prescriptions were generated during the encounter; or

G8446 Some or all prescriptions generated during the encounter were handwritten or phoned in due to one of the following: required by state law, patient request, or qualified e-Prescribing system being temporarily inoperable

CPT and HCPCS Codes
90801, 90802, 90804, 90805, 90806, 90807, 90808, 90809, 92002, 92004, 92012, 92014, 96150, 96151, 96152, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99211, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99241, 99242, 99243, 99244, 99245, G0101, G0108, G0109,

Diagnosis Codes
No diagnosis codes are associated with this measure

Modifiers
No modifiers are associated with this measure

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