Immunization Registries Data Submission

Capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries or immunization information systems except where prohibited, and in accordance with applicable law and practice. 

Successful ongoing submission of electronic immunization data from Certified EHR Technology to an immunization registry or immunization information system for the entire EHR reporting period .

Exclusion: Any eligible hospital or CAH that meets one or more of the following criteria may be excluded from this objective:

(1) The eligible hospital or CAH does not administer any of the immunizations to any of the populations for which data is collected by their jurisdiction's immunization registry or immunization information system during the EHR reporting period;

(2) The eligible hospital or CAH operates in a jurisdiction for which no immunization registry or immunization information system is capable of accepting the specific standards required for Certified EHR Technology at the start of their EHR reporting period;

(3) The eligible hospital or CAH operates in a jurisdiction where no immunization registry or immunization information system provides information timely on capability to receive immunization data; or

(4) The eligible hospital or CAH operates in a jurisdiction for which no immunization registry or immunization information system that is capable of accepting the specific standards required by Certified EHR Technology at the start of their EHR reporting period can enroll additional eligible hospitals or CAHs. 

 

Measure Numerator

Eligible hospitals or CAHs must attest YES to meeting one of the following criteria under the umbrella of ongoing submission:


•Ongoing submission was already achieved for an EHR reporting period in a prior year and continues throughout the current EHR reporting period.

•Registration with the public health agency or other body to whom the information is being submitted of intent to initiate ongoing submission was made by the deadline (within 60 days of the start of the EHR reporting period) and ongoing submission was achieved.

•Registration of intent to initiate ongoing submission was made by the deadline and the EP or hospital is still engaged in testing and validation of ongoing electronic submission.

•Registration of intent to initiate ongoing submission was made by the deadline and the EP or hospital is awaiting invitation to begin testing and validation 

 

Measure Denominator

n/a