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Public Health Reporting for Meaningful Use

Last updated: September 25, 2019

In order to meet the Public Health Reporting Objective for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs and/or MIPS/Advancing Care Information Quality Payment Program, Eligible Professionals (EPs), Eligible Hospitals (EHs) or Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may register for the Public Health Reporting Objective with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH).

UDOH Meaningful Use Public Health Program Readiness

Stage 3 Program Readiness
Public Health Reporting Measure Program Readiness Data Reporting Standards
Immunization Registry Reporting Ready for active engagement and accepts data. Bi-directional exchange using HL7 2.5.1, Release 1.5 (PDF) and HL7 2.5.1 Release 1.5 Addendum (PDF)
Syndromic Surveillance Reporting Ready for active engagement and accepts data. PHIN Messaging Guide for Syndromic Surveillance, Release 2.0 (PDF) [Erratum (PDF) | Clarification (PDF) | Utah-Specific Guidance (PDF)]
Public Health Registry Reporting:
Electronic Case Reporting (eCR)
Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 CDA® R2 (Public Health Case Reporting)
Public Health Registry Reporting:
Cancer Registry Reporting
Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 CDA® R2, DSTU Release 2
Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Ready for active engagement and accepts data. HL7 2.5.1 (PDF)

Active Engagement

The Active Engagement process is the same for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs and/or Quality Payment Program.

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

  1. Completed Registration: Facility has registered to submit data.
  2. Testing and Validation: Facility is in the process of testing and validating electronic submission of data.
  3. Production: 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).

If you are not sure how to proceed, please refer to the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs website and/or Quality Payment Program website.

Step 1: Register Intent

  • Registration is required once for each Stage.
  • Use the following link to register intent (or update an existing registration) for Stage 3 Meaningful Use:

Utah Public Health Meaningful Use Registration System

Step 2: Await Further Instructions

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

More Questions?

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

  • Electronic Laboratory Reporting, Electronic Case Reporting, and Syndromic Surveillance:
    Disease Control & Prevention Informatics Program
  • Immunization Reporting:
    Utah Statewide Immunization System (USIIS)
  • Cancer Registry Reporting:
    Carrie Bateman
    Phone: 801-581-6585

Contact Us

Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)

Regular Business Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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