Report Cancer Cases

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.

Successful ongoing submission of cancer case information from CEHRT to a public health central cancer registry for the entire EHR reporting period.

Exclusions - Any EP that meets at least 1 of the following criteria may be excluded from this objective:
(1)The EP does not diagnose or directly treat cancer;

(2) The EP operates in a jurisdiction for which no public health agency is capable of receiving electronic cancer case information in the specific standards required for CEHRT at the beginning of their EHR reporting period;

(3) The EP operates in a jurisdiction where no PHA provides information timely on capability to receive electronic cancer case information; or 

(4) The EP 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 CEHRT at the beginning of their EHR reporting period can enroll additional EPs. 

 

Measure Numerator

EPs must attest YES to successful ongoing submission of cancer case information from certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) to a public health central cancer registry for the entire EHR reporting period.
• 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 PHA 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