IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), known to its clients as NextGen Healthcare, announced today the company’s electronic health record – NextGen® Ambulatory EHR 5.9 – achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module certification from the Drummond Group, LLC, an authorized certification body (ACB).
This stamp of approval designates that NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 is 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) and offers the functionality for eligible providers and hospitals to meet MIPS ACI and Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing Quality Payment Program (QPP) and Meaningful Use (MU) EHR Incentive Programs.
“Achieving 2015 Edition certification of our NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 is all about supporting our clients,” said Rusty Frantz, president and CEO, NextGen Healthcare. “Meeting our original commitments and deadlines for 2015 Edition certification means our clients not only have flexibility in 2018 for QPP and MIPS reporting – with both 2014 Edition and 2015 Edition CEHRT – but they can earn bonus incentive payments recently announced by CMS tied to exclusive use of 2015 Edition CEHRT.”
NextGen Healthcare clients and interested parties can review NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 2015 Edition CEHRT details at the certified health IT product list here on the healthit.gov website.
2015 Edition Disclosure Language
This Health IT Module – NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 – is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 was created by NextGen Healthcare, with headquarters located at 18111 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612. Website is www.nextgen.com. Information about NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 2015 Edition CEHRT is available from Robert Larson, Director, Product Management – email@example.com. NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.9 earned 2015 Edition Health IT module certification on October 25, 2017. CHPL-ID 15.04.04.2054.Next.59.01.1.171025.
About Quality Systems, Inc.
Quality Systems, Inc., known to its clients as NextGen Healthcare, provides a range of software, services, and analytic solutions to medical and dental group practices. The Company’s portfolio delivers foundational capabilities to empower physician success, enrich the patient care experience and enable the transition to value-based healthcare. Visit www.qsii.com and www.nextgen.com for additional information.
About Drummond Group, LLC
Drummond Group LLC is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group LLC 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. The company was founded in 1999 and is accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator Health IT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL). For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.
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