Cerner Corporation Certified Health IT
Cerner is proud to offer health IT products certified under the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's (ONC) Health IT Certification Program. Provided below is key information about Cerner certified software.
Costs & Fees Information
Linked below is a list of the Cerner Certified Health IT Modules and the respective cost and fee information for each. Also included are the specific certified criteria for each Certified Health IT Module, certification dates, certified software versions, unique certification numbers, and significant implementation details.
Certified API Technology Fees
The following information applies to U.S.-based healthcare providers seeking to deploy Cerner certified API technology for their Cerner Millennium® or Soarian Clinicals EHR. Pricing identified is effective as of November 1, 2021. Cerner certified API technology is available free of charge to clients utilizing the Cerner Ambulatory ASP model as it is part of the bundled product available to Cerner Ambulatory clients. For information on certified API access and fees for app developers, see API Access and Fees.
Millennium Certified APIs
Standard (standalone environment) healthcare provider implementation categories are separated into similarly situated tiers of S/M/L/XL based on the volume of patient records in the system. Pricing and tiering are calculated and charged per Cerner Millennium® production environment. Please note that actual contracted amounts may vary from those shown in the table by up to $8 based on rounding applied for fee calculations.
- Small (S) = 0-2 million patient records
- Medium (M) = 2-10 million patient records
- Large (L) = 10-20 million patient records
- Extra Large (XL) = 20+ million patient records
In addition to the fees outlined in the table below, a one-time setup fee of $10,000 also applies for first-time implementations covering one production environment and one non-production environment. A one-time $5,000 fee applies for each additional non-production environment setup requested. No additional charges apply related to ongoing use of the certified API technology.
|Healthcare Provider Category||Annual Fee – Single Patient API||Annual Fee – Bulk Data API*|
|Standard – S (standalone environment)||$15,000||$7,000|
|Standard – M (standalone environment)||$20,000||$10,500|
|Standard – L (standalone environment)||$25,000||$17,500|
|Standard – XL (standalone environment)||$30,000||$28,000|
|CommunityWorks (shared environment)||$3,000||$1,500|
|Continuum ASP (shared environment)||$1,500||$1,000|
*The Cerner Ignite APIs for Cerner Millennium with Bulk Data Access product being delivered for the Bulk Data API certification requirements at 45 CFR 170.315(g)(10) is currently in development and will complete certification during calendar year 2022.
Soarian Clinicals Certified APIs
The Ignite APIs for Soarian Clinicals currently support consumer (patient) facing apps only. Cerner does not charge healthcare providers for access and use of the APIs, with the exception of a one-time setup service fee of $28,935 for the first environment, and $9,720 for each additional environment.
Real World Testing
As part of the Conditions and Maintenance of Certification introduced with the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) adopted an annual requirement for developers of certified health IT to demonstrate the successful interoperability of their certified software in real world use. Real World Testing is demonstrated through annual Real World Testing plans outlining how the certified developer will be demonstrating the successful interoperability for each pertinent certified capability, and corresponding Real World Testing results. Provided below are Cerner’s annual Real World Testing plans and results organized by calendar year.
|Calendar Year||Real World Testing Plan||Real World Testing Results|
|2022||2022 Cerner Real World Testing Plan||Pending CY 2022 test plan execution
(available by March 15, 2023)
Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP)
Under the ONC’s Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP), developers of certified health IT are permitted to voluntarily certify to newer versions of adopted standards that have been approved by the National Coordinator via the SVAP. Provided below is a listing of the National Coordinator-approved newer versions of adopted standards which Cerner has (or intends to) voluntarily certified to, organized by calendar year.
|Calendar Year||Certification Criterion||NC-Approved New Standard Version||Health IT Module(s) and Version(s)||Advance Notification of Intent|
|2021||170.315(c)(3) CQM – report||
PowerChart (CQMs) v2015.01 & v2018
FirstNet (CQMs) v2015.01 & v2018
Soarian Clinicals v2015
|2021 SVAP Notification - 170.315(c)(3)|
Multi-Factor Authentication Use Cases
Some Cerner Certified Health IT Modules support multi-factor authentication (MFA) utilizing industry-recognized standards for specific use-cases. Linked below is additional documentation outlining those MFA use-cases and supplemental information related to its implementation and use.
Where to Find More Information About the Cerner 2015 Edition Certifications
To obtain more information about how Cerner products meet the ONC 2015 Edition certification standards, please email us at email@example.com. For direct access to Cerner published certifications please see ONCs Certified Health IT Product List (search for “Cerner”).