Objective: Capability to identify and report cancer cases to a public health central cancer registry, except where prohibited, and in accordance with applicable law and practice.
Measure: Successful ongoing submission of cancer case information from Certified EHR Technology to a public health central cancer registry for the entire EHR reporting period.
Exclusion: in accordance with paragraph (h)(2) of this section. Any EP who meets one or more of the following--
This objective and measure do not correspond with any criterion of Stage 1 Meaningful Use. More information about options to achieve this measure in Tennessee will be listed on this website as Stage 2 approaches.
CMS' Final Rule
§ 495.6(k)(5)(ii) see objective, measure and exclusion above
Standards and Certification Final Rule
§ 170.314(f)(5) Cancer case information. Enable a user to electronically record, change, and access cancer case information.
§ 170.314(f)(6) Transmission to cancer registries. EHR technology must be able to electronically create cancer case information for electronic transmission in accordance with:
(i) The standard (and applicable implementation specifications) specified in § 170.205(i);
(ii) At a minimum, the versions of the standards specified in § 170.207(a)(3) and (c)(2).
§ 170.205(i) Cancer information & Implementation specifications. HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Release 2.0, Normative Edition (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
Implementation Guide for Ambulatory Healthcare Provider Reporting to Central Cancer Registries, HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
§ 170.207(a)(3) IHTSDO SNOMED CT® International Release July 2012 (incorporated by reference in § 170.299) and US Extension to SNOMED CT® March 2012 Release (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).
§ 170.207(c)(2) Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®) Database version 2.40, a universal code system for identifying laboratory and clinical observations produced by the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. (incorporated by reference in § 170.299).