Meaningful Use and Public Health Reporting in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is interested in working with providers on the public-health related meaningful use objectives. MDH is currently able to receive electronic submissions for three of the public health-related objectives and is actively working with hospitals and health care professionals to assist them in meeting these meaningful use objectives.

On this page:
Programs Accepting Data for MU / Register to Submit Data for MU
Steps to Achieve Electronic Data Exchange
Transport Options
Resources
Questions: health.meaningfuluse@state.mn.us

MDH Programs Accepting Data for Meaningful Use Reporting

Register to submit data for meaningful use

 

Stage 1 Measure

Stage 2 Measure

Recommended Standards

Immunization Registry Reporting

1 test submission with continued submission if successful

Ongoing submission of immunization data

CMS Specification Sheets:
Eligible Professionals
Eligible Hospitals

HL7 v2.5.1

MIIC-accepted CVX codes

 

Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR)

1 test submission with continued submission if successful

Ongoing submission of reportable lab results

CMS Specification Sheet:
Eligible Hospitals

HL7 v2.5.1

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Syndromic Surveillance

Not an option in Minnesota

Not an option in Minnesota

Not an option in Minnesota

Cancer Registry Reporting

 

Ongoing submission of cancer data

CMS Specification Sheet:
Eligible Professionals

HL7 CDA, Release 2

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Specialized Registry Reporting

 

Not an option in Minnesota

Not an option in Minnesota

How to Achieve Electronic Data Submission with MDH

graphic showing four steps of Electronic Data Submission: Step 1 Registration, Step 2 Pre-testing, Step 3 Onboarding Step 4 Ongoing data submission

All entities wanting to submit electronic data to the Minnesota Department of Health will go through a series of steps:

  • Step 1 includes registering intent to submit data (required for meaningful use)
  • Step 2 includes using resources to create and evaluate test messages
  • Step 3 includes all aspects of the onboarding process including being placed in a queue
  • Step 4 includes the monitoring of ongoing data submission and quality assurance activities

Questions: health.meaningfuluse@state.mn.us

Transport Options

Find more information on the transport options supported by MDH programs.

Meaningful Use Resources

Updated Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 08:18AM