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(Updated June 29, 2016)

Modifications to Meaningful Use for 2015-2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published modifications to Meaningful Use for 2015 through 2017, effective December 15, 2015.


UDOH Meaningful Use Public Health Program Readiness


2017 Optional Stage 3
Public Health Reporting Measure Program Readiness Data Reporting Standards
Immunization Registry Reporting Will be ready for active engagement and accepting data on January 1, 2017. Bi-directional exchange using HL7 2.5.1, Release 1.5 and HL7 2.5.1 Release 1.5 Addendum
Syndromic Surveillance Reporting Will be ready for active engagement and accepting data on January 1, 2017. HL7 2.5.1
Public Health Registry Reporting:
Cancer Registry Reporting
Will be ready for active engagement and accepting data on January 1, 2017. HL7 CDA R2, DSTU Release 1.1
Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Will be ready for active engagement and accepting data on January 1, 2017. HL7 2.5.1

2016—2017 Modified Stage 2
Public Health Reporting Measure Program Readiness Data Reporting Standards
Immunization Registry Reporting Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 2.5.1
Syndromic Surveillance Reporting Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 2.5.1
Specialized Registry Reporting:
Cancer Registry Reporting

No other UDOH specialized registries accept data for Meaningful Use.
Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 CDA
Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 2.5.1

Active Engagement

An Eligible Professional (EP), Eligible Hospital (EH) or Critical Access Hospital (CAH) must demonstrate active engagement for Modified Stage 2 by demonstrating any of the following:

  1. Completed Registration
    • EP/EH/CAH facility has registered to submit data.
  2. Testing and Validation
    • EP/EH/CAH facility is in the process of testing and validating electronic submission of data.
  3. Production
    • EP/EH/CAH facility has completed testing and validation and is electronically submitting production data.

How to Proceed

If you have already registered and want a status update, please contact the individual(s) listed in the Questions section below for the applicable Utah public health program(s).

Step 1:

Register intent. Use the following button to register intent for Meaningful Use Modified Stage 2. Important Note: Do not register more than once for each Stage.

Register for Utah Public Health MU

Step 2:

After the UDOH receives your online registration, you will be contacted and given information about next steps for each reporting measure for which you registered.

The “Meaningful Use Contact Person” listed on the registration form will be the point of contact for all communications from the UDOH. Please make sure this person is ready to respond to the UDOH communications within 30 days–via phone or email.


Meaningful Use Resources


Questions?

If—after you have reviewed this information and cited material—you have questions regarding MU Public Health Agency Reporting, please contact the individuals identified in the links above for each public health program.

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Utah Department of Health
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