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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Summary: Standards

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  • Eligibility checking works remarkably well
    • But users universally unaware
    • No human assessment of dual-eligibles or possible false+ MPI matches
    • Disappointing impact on formulary/cost but difficult to interpret
  • NEWRX workhorse—extremely important
    • Primary driver of surrogate adoption
    • Persistent transmission reliability issues
      • Most problems due to human factors @ pharmacy?
  • Med Hx: Transaction is easy; workflow integration isn't
  • NoFill clinically risky w/o true transaction; need order ID
  • Prior Auth: not fully tested; big hit for providers

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