ONC Certification

Promoting Interoperability


NextStep is committed to maintaining certification across our full suite of products so that you qualify for the financial incentives offered by Medicaid, as well as private payer programs.


In addition to NextStep being ONC certified by the Drummond Group, we’ve gone beyond the minimum requirements for our certification. We’ve obtained 35 Module Certification as well as 13 additional Clinical Quality Measures.


Learn more about certifications and why it’s important to choose an EHR that’s ONC certified.

Mandatory Disclosure/Price Transparency


Modules Tested: 170.315 (a)(1, 4-13, 15); (b)(1-3, 6); (c)(1-3); (d)(1-9, 11); (e)(1-3); (g)(2-9); (h)(1)


Clinical Quality Measures tested: 2v8; 22v7; 68v8; 69v7; 122v7; 128v7; 136v8; 137v7; 138v7; 147v8; 156v7; 159v7; 160v7; 161v7; 165v7; 177v7


Additional software used: H2H Digital Rx (H2H Solutions), ConnectEHR (Dynamic Health IT), CQMSolution (Dynamic Health IT), Dynamic FHIR API (Dynamic Health IT), MaxMD DirectmdEmail


This Health IT module is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Drummond Group is accredited by ANSI and approved by ONC for the ONC Health IT Certification Program to certify: Health IT Module(s) and Certification of other types of Health IT for which the Secretary has adopted certification criteria under Subpart C of 45 CFR.


Organization Name: NextStep OP, LLC

Product and Version: NextStep 9.8

Holds Certificate No:

Date Certified: 10/01/2019

Effective Date: 2015 Edition

21st Century Cures Act


Conditions of Certification – Communications


NextStep is committed to compliance with the 21st Century Cures Act.  As such, as of April 5, 2021, in the event any contract term, policy or practice of NextStep limits or restricts the permitted communications under the Communications Condition of Certification (45 CFR 170.403), NextStep will not enforce it.  Under this condition, NextStep will not restrict or prohibit the following communications related to exchanging electronic health information (“EHI”), except as permitted by the Cures Act:

  • The usability of our certified technology, including the user interface and ease of use
  • The interoperability of our certified technology
  • The security of our products and services
  • Relevant information regarding users’ experiences when using our products
  • Our business practices that impact the exchange of electronic health information and conformance with rules against Information Blocking 
  • The manner which you have used our certified technology

Upon renewal of your NextStep agreement, any contract term contrary to these rules will be removed or voided in accordance with the new rules.