Practices using iPatientCare can now earn automatic credit for some of the Key Core and Elective Criteria for PCMH 2017, without having to submit documentation to NCQA.” said Arnaz Bharucha, Sr. Technology Officer, iPatientCare, Inc.
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (PRWEB)
February 13, 2018
iPatientCare, a pioneer in cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Revenue Cycle Management services, announces its achievement of getting its software, iPatientCare EHR v18.0, to be NCQA PCMH 2017 Prevalidated. Pre-validation for NCQA includes rigorous evaluation of health IT solution’s functionality including but not limited to reporting functions, screen shots, live demonstrations and other relevant documentation. Based on this, NCQA approves or declines autocredit depending on PCMH factor-level requirements and designates for which factors a product is able to “support” practices. iPatientCare’s EHR v18.0 is prevalidated by NCQA to receive automatic credit toward NCQA’s PCMH 2017 scoring. Autocredit is transferrable to iPatientCare’s PCMH client practices seeking NCQA’s PCMH Recognition. iPatientCare’s PCMH eligible client practices must be actively utilizing the reviewed capabilities associated with iPatientCare’s PCMH prevalidated product in order to be eligible for transfer of awarded autocredit.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. PCMHs build better relationships between people and their clinical care teams. Many payers provide financial incentives to the NCQA recognized Patient Centered Medical Homes. PCMH recognized or certified practices receive full credit for improvement Activity Performance Category under MIPS. PCMH includes integrated care that produces better outcomes and helps patients avoid costly complications….