ONC CEHRT – Costs and Limitations

The Clinigence Value Improvement Platform® (VIP) is certified under the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) program as further detailed below.

Certification Edition2015
Product/VersionClinigence Value Improvement Platform® Version 4.4
Certification Date12/31/2018
Certification Number15.04.04.2696.Clin.
Certification Criteria & Functionality

  • 170.314(c)(1-3): recording, calculating and reporting clinical quality measures (CQMs)

  • 170.314(d)(1-3,5): user authentication, access control, and audit trail.

  • 170.314(g)(4-5): quality management system and accessibility-centered design.

    Clinical Quality Measures Certified

    1. CMS136v7 ADHD: Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication

    2. CMS161v6 Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment

    3. CMS128v6 Anti-Depressant Medication Management

    4. CMS146v6 Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis

    5. CMS154v6 Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)

    6. CMS169v6 Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression: Appraisal for alcohol or chemical substance use

    7. CMS645v1 Bone density evaluation for patients with prostate cancer and receiving ADT

    8. CMS125v6 Breast Cancer Screening

    9. CMS133v6 Cataracts: 20/40 or Better Visual Acuity within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery

    10. CMS132v6 Cataracts: Complications within 30 Days Following Cataract Surgery Requiring Additional Surgical Procedures

    11. CMS124v6 Cervical Cancer Screening

    12. CMS177v6 Child and Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment

    13. CMS117v6 Childhood Immunization Status

    14. CMS75v6 Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities

    15. CMS153v6 Chlamydia Screening for Women

    16. CMS50v6 Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report

    17. CMS130v6 Colorectal Cancer Screening

    18. CMS165v6 Controlling High Blood Pressure

    19. CMS145v6 Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Beta-Blocker Therapy-Prior Myocardial Infarction (MI) or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF <40%)

    20. CMS149v6 Dementia: Cognitive Assessment

    21. CMS159v6 Depression Remission at Twelve Months

    22. CMS160v6 Depression Utilization of the PHQ-9 Tool

    23. CMS131v6 Diabetes: Eye Exam

    24. CMS123v6 Diabetes: Foot Exam

    25. CMS122v6 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (>9%)

    26. CMS134v6 Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy

    27. CMS142v6 Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

    28. CMS167v6 Diabetic Retinopathy: Documentation of Presence or Absence of Macular Edema and Level of Severity of Retinopathy

    29. CMS68v7 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

    30. CMS139v6 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

    31. CMS56v6 Functional Status Assessment for Total Hip Replacement

    32. CMS66v6 Functional Status Assessment for Total Knee Replacement

    33. CMS90v7 Functional Status Assessments for Congestive Heart Failure

    34. CMS135v6 Heart Failure (HF): Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

    35. CMS144v6 Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

    36. CMS52v6 HIV/AIDS: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis

    37. CMS65v7 Hypertension: Improvement in Blood Pressure

    38. CMS137v6 Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment

    39. CMS164v6 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet

    40. CMS82v5 Maternal Depression Screening

    41. CMS157v6 Oncology: Medical and Radiation – Pain Intensity Quantified

    42. CMS127v6 Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults

    43. CMS158v6 Pregnant women that had HBsAg testing

    44. CMS69v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan

    45. CMS147v7 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

    46. CMS2v7 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan

    47. CMS22v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented

    48. CMS138v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

    49. CMS74v7 Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists

    50. CMS143v6 Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

    51. CMS129v7 Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

    52. CMS347v1 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

    53. CMS156v6 Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly

    54. CMS155 Weight Assessment & Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children/Adolescents

    Additional Software Relied UponN/A
    ONC DisclaimerThis Health IT Module 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.
    Costs & LimitationsClinigence offers clinical quality measure (CQM) analytics, including recording, calculating, and reporting (170.314(c)(1-3)) on an annual software-as-a-service (SaaS) contract. The service allows healthcare providers to aggregate patient data from various sources, including electronic health record (EHR) systems, track performance at the organization, practice and individual provider level in near real-time, and report to different outside agencies. Service costs are based on organization size (e.g. number of providers, patients, etc.) and the number of CQMs and are charged on a periodical basis (annual, monthly, etc.) One-time setup fees may be charged based on the number and type of data sources.
    There are no technical or practical limitations associated with this service.