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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--

  1. Does not diagnose or directly treat cancer.
  2. Operates in a jurisdiction for which no public health agency is capable of receiving electronic cancer case information in the specific standards required for Certified EHR Technology at the start of their EHR reporting period.
  3. Operates in a jurisdiction where no public health agency provides information timely on capability to receive electronic cancer case information.
  4. Operates in a jurisdiction for which no public health agency that is capable of receiving electronic cancer case information in the specific standards required for Certified EHR Technology at the beginning of their EHR reporting period can enroll additional EPs.

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TennCare Notes

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.