Stage II - Cancer Case Reporting Menu Measure
Eligible Professionals in New York State and New York City
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The New York State Cancer Registry (NYSCR) plans to accept cancer case reporting from Eligible Professionals in 2014 and will provide updates on this page. Reporting will be accepted from electronic health record software certified by an ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Body and will be in accordance with the Implementation Guide for Ambulatory Healthcare Provider Reporting to Central Cancer Registries (August 2012).
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.
Any EP that meets at least 1 of the following criteria may be excluded from this objective:
(1) An EP that does not diagnose or directly treat cancer may be excluded from this measure;
(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 Eligible Professionals.
See the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Meaningful Use pages for the most up-to-date information
Meeting the Stage 2 Cancer Case Reporting Measure in New York State
Registration of Intent
Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals wishing to meet the Stage 2 public health measures in New York must register their intent to submit data to the NYS Department of Health and/or the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
After registration of the intent to report cancer cases to the New York State Cancer Registry, you will be invited by the NYS Cancer Registry to begin the onboarding process.
New York State Cancer Registry
Questions about the Meaningful Use Public Health Measures should be sent to MUPublicHealthHELP@health.state.ny.us.