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  • HHS announces proposed rules to support the path to nationwide interoperability Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria rules proposed
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the release of the Stage 3 notice of proposed rulemaking for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria to improve the way electronic health information is shared and ultimately improve the way care is delivered and experienced. Read more.
  • Attend the 2015 Foundation Pour and Silent Auction There's something for everyone at the 2015 Third Annual Foundation Pour and Silent Auction! The Pour takes place on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa during NCPDP's Annual Technology & Business Conference. Indulge in the company of our growing NCPDP membership as you enjoy the culinary pleasure of food and wine and take the opportunity to bid on Silent Auction items to benefit the NCPDP Foundation's research and education projects.

    Support the work of the Foundation by making a reservation to attend the Foundation Pour or donating an item for the Silent Auction. If you want to make an outright donation, click on the Donate Now button in the Foundation website.
  • Voting is Open for Board of Trustees, Work Group Co-Chairs and Awards The voting period is open for the NCPDP Board of Trustees, the Work Group Co-Chairs, the Benjamin D. Ward Distinguished Member and the Rising Star Awards. Please take a few moments to complete and submit the online ballot that determines the leadership of your organization and award recipients.

    Candidate profiles, including photos, biographies, a quote and their NCPDP accomplishments, are located on the ballots on the member portal.

    The voting deadline for all ballots is March 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. EDT.
  • SCRIPT Implementation Recommendations Updated The SCRIPT Implementation Recommendations document version 1.30 has been published. It is available to members through the Member Portal and also on  the public ePrescribing page. Updates include recommendations from the February Work Group meeting, including:
    • Guidance was added for best practices when a pharmacy is unable or unwilling to dispense.
    • Guidance was added for Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) transactions related to denying a PACancelResponse.
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