More than three billion prescriptions are written per year, making it one of the largest and most tedious paper-based processes in United States. Surprisingly, it is one of the most inefficient tasks where clinical staff spends hours each week pulling charts and verifying information.
Spectra eRx helps physicians increase patient safety, reduce pharmacy callbacks, and improve office efficiency. Spectra eRx helps a provider quickly prescribe medication from a national drug database. Physicians can set up favorite medication lists with a single click for easy access to the most common prescriptions they may prescribe. Spectra eRx prescriptions can be electronically mailed or sent via fax to the pharmacy directly from the point-of-care. Spectra eRx prescriptions can be printed at the request of the patient.
The eRx module of Spectra Suite is available as both integrated with suite as well as stand-alone product. So, free your practice and clinical staff from the nightmare of paper-based prescriptions with Spectra eRx.
Beginning from 1st Jan' 2009, providers who use a qualified system to e-prescribe can receive a higher level of reimbursement under Medicare in the form of a 2% reimbursement bonus in 2009 and 2010. That reimbursement bonus will drop to 1% in 2011 and 2012 and to .5% in 2013.
Also, eligible providers who do not e-prescribe will see a penalty of 1% in their reimbursement starting in 2012. The penalty increases to 1.5% in 2013 and to 2% in 2014, and beyond.