MacPractice, Lincoln, Neb, has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification for its MacPractice DDS MU version 5.0. The designation means the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

MacPractice DDS MU version 5.0 was certified on June 26, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Mark Hollis, CEO, MacPractice stated, “With this certification, we believe our dental customers, who prefer to use Macs and Apple native products in their practices, are well prepared to successfully demonstrate meaningful use.”

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

MacPractice DDS MU version 5.0’s certification number is 140106R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the US Department of Health and Human Services.