TELCOR’s Revenue Cycle Management Achieves 2014 Edition Modular Health IT Certification from ICSA Labs

Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Lincoln, NebraskaTELCOR’s Revenue Cycle Management software solution has achieved 2014 Edition Modular EHR Ambulatory* ONC Health IT Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting health care providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Revenue Cycle Management version 13.0 was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

“As the health care industry continues to evolve, TELCOR is deeply committed to evolving with it,” said Jim Terrano, president and chief executive officer, TELCOR. “Achieving this important certification not only supports our customers in pursuing their own meaningful use objectives, but it also reflects the values with which TELCOR develops its software products — to improve patient care and the security and privacy of patient health information.”

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. 2014 Edition ONC Health IT Certification is awarded to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals with Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher-quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

Revenue Cycle Management version 13.0 meets the following certification criteria:

  • 170.314(a) Clinical

170.314(a)(3) Demographics

170.314(a)(11) Smoking status

  • 170.314(d) Privacy and Security

170.314(d)(1) Authentication, access control and authorization

170.314(d)(2) Auditable events and tamper resistance

170.314(d)(3) Audit reports

170.314(d)(5) Automatic log-off

170.314(d)(6) Emergency access

170.314(d)(7) End-user device encryption

  • 170.314(g) Utilization

170.314(g)(1) Automated numerator recording

170.314(g)(4) Quality management system

The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include:  Microsoft Excel or equivalent viewer, NTP Time Server Monitor by Meinberg 1.04. The additional types of costs that could be incurred by a purchaser of this system include: Resources required can include a software license, training fees, installation, computer hardware, telecommunications services, special consultations, customization if requested, interfaces to foreign systems, ongoing software service, software maintenance and miscellaneous supplies. Not all installations require all these resources or at the same level.

About TELCOR

TELCOR’s Revenue Cycle Management software solution processes financial transactions from medical laboratories— from procedure initiation through billing to payment resolution. It provides laboratories with the tools they need to efficiently and effectively control the billing and collection processes, improve client and patient satisfaction, and view and monitor real-time financial metrics to make strategic business decisions.

About ONC Certification

The ONC Certified HIT Technology program tests and certifies that Health IT technology is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top security vendors.  ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

MEDIA CONTACTS

TELCOR Inc., Jennifer Schultz, marketing director,  866-489-1207, web@telcor.com

ICSA Labs, Carlos Arcila, 908-559-8031, carlos.arcila@verizon.com

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* This EHR Module is 2014 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. Revenue Cycle Management version 13.0 was certified on October 18. CHPL Product Number: 130090R00.

 

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