Basic vs Comprehensive Legacy eRx Features
Below is a short description of the difference between the basic and comprehensive versions of Legacy eRx.
|Comprehensive Drug List||Indexed Healthplans & Pharmacies||Drug Interaction Checks||Formulary Checking||Patient Leaflets & Herbals||Drug Monographs||Identity Proofing required||Controlled Substances (EPCS)|
|Basic||x||x||x||x (extra fees)|
|Comprehensive||x||x||x||x||x||x||x||x (extra fees)|
Comprehensive Drug List: Database of drugs.
Indexed Health plans and Pharmacies: Lists of insurance carriers and pharmacies in your area.
Drug Interaction Checks: Automated drug-allergy and drug-drug interaction checks when prescribing medications.
Legacy eRx Drug Formulary Checks: Assign formularies for specific health care plans to patients, then automatically check formularies when prescribing medications.
Patient Leaflets: Educational materials that can be printed. Look for the Patient Education Leaflet link when you print or transmit a prescription. You can also view leaflet information in drug search results or medication details (click the magnifying glass icon next to a medication). A record of leaflet selection is tracked in Rx Detail.
Herbals: Herbals can be prescribed in eRx - Comprehensive. Interactions will not be characterized as to severity due to lack of standardized content and dosage.
Drug Monographs: First Data Bank comprehensive monograph.
Identity Proofing Required: Identity proofing and credentialing with Verizon UIS is required for all providers who wish to electronically transmit prescriptions. There is a one-time fee per provider.
Controlled Substances (EPCS): To electronically prescribe controlled substances, the DEA requires additional identity proofing and two-factor verification. There is an additional annual fee for the EPCS License.