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Stage 2 Menu Measure 6

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Objective: Capability to identify and report specific cases to a specialized registry (other than a cancer registry), except where prohibited, and in accordance with applicable law and practice.
Measure: Successful ongoing submission of specific case information from Certified EHR Technology to a specialized registry for the entire EHR reporting period.
Exclusion: Any EP who meets one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Does not diagnose or directly treat any disease associated with a specialized registry sponsored by a national specialty society for which the EP is eligible, or the public health agencies in their jurisdiction;
  2. Operates in a jurisdiction for which no specialized registry sponsored by a public health agency or by a national specialty society for which the EP is eligible is capable of receiving electronic specific case information in the specific standards required by Certified EHR Technology at the beginning of their EHR reporting period;
  3. Operates in a jurisdiction where no public health agency or national specialty society for which the EP is eligible provides information timely on capability to receive information into their specialized registries; or
  4. Operates in a jurisdiction for which no specialized registry sponsored by a public health agency or by a national specialty society for which the EP is eligible that is capable of receiving electronic specific case information in the specific standards required by Certified EHR Technology at the beginning of his or her EHR reporting period can enroll additional EPs.

CMS Specification Sheet

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.

Federal Regulations Governing This Measure

CMS' Final Rule

§ 495.6(k)(4)(ii) see objective, measure and exclusion above

Standards and Certification Final Rule

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