EHR Objective 10: Public Health Reporting
This information applies to EHR Modified Stage 2 for Program Years 2015 to 2018. For current information, see:
The EP is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit electronic public health data from the CEHRT, except where prohibited and in accordance with applicable law and practice.
Measure Option 1 - Immunization Registry Reporting Provider is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit immunization data.
Yes, if provider doesn't administer vaccinations or operates in a jurisdiction that doesn't accept immunization data from EP.
Measure Option 2 - Syndromic Surveillance Reporting Provider is in active engagement with a public health agency to submit syndromic surveillance data.
Exclusion? Yes, if provider is in a category of providers from which syndromic surveillance data is not collected or operates in a jurisdiction in which no public health agency is capable of or ready to receive syndromic surveillance data.
Measure Option 3 - Specialized Registry Reporting Provider is in active engagement to submit data to a specialized registry.
Yes, if provider does not diagnose or treat any disease or condition associated with a specialized registry, or operates in a jurisdiction where no specialized registry is capable of or ready to receive electronic registry data.
Note: It is possible that dentists will meet exclusion criteria for all public health measures. Even if you intend to claim an exclusion, you may need to sign participation agreements or addendum's. For a full list of public health agencies by state, see http://www.aphl.org/programs/informatics/Pages/MU-Public-Health-Readiness.aspx.
Contact your state early to determine requirements, sign legal agreements, or begin the onboarding process.
2017 Spec Sheet (PDF)
2018 Spec Sheet (PDF)
These are yes/no measures and not based on a percentage calculation. CMS recommends you retain supporting documentation for your attestation choice.
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