Public Health Data Reporting

Public Health Reporting & Meaningful Use

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is interested in working with health care providers to electronically report public-health data including for incentive programs such as meaningful use and MIPS (MACRA).

On this page:
Declaration of Readiness / Register to Submit Data
Steps to Achieve Electronic Data Exchange
Transport Options
Resources
Questions: health.meaningfuluse@state.mn.us

Declaration of Readiness for Public Health Reporting

Meaningful use and MIPS providers should check here periodically for updates to MDH's Declaration of Readiness to receive data from Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT).

Register to submit data

 

Measure

Standards

Immunization Registry Reporting

Active engagement with MDH to submit immunization data

HL7 v2.5.1

MIIC-accepted CVX codes

Able to accept Stage 3 MU standards as of January 1, 2017 (Bi-directional exchange using HL7 2.5.1 r1.5)

Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR)

Active engagement with MDH to submit reportable lab results

 

HL7 v2.5.1

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Public Health Registry:

Cancer Registry Reporting (EPs only)

Active engagement with MDH to submit cancer data


HL7 CDA, Release 2

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Able to accept Stage 3 MU standards as of January 1, 2017 (HL7 CDA ® Release 2 IG: Reporting to Public Health Cancer Registries from Ambulatory Healthcare Providers, Release 1, DSTU Release 1.1 – US Realm)

Public Health Registry:

MNScreen (EHs and CAHs only; EP reporting tentatively planned for 2017)

available as of January 4, 2016

Active engagement with MDH to submit pulse oximetry and hearing screening results

 

OZ NANI using HL7 v2.6

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Public Health Registry:

Blood Lead Reporting (EPs only)

available as of March 31, 2017

Active engagement with MDH to submit blood lead test results

HL7 v2.5.1

LOINC (test names)

SNOMED CT (results/findings)

Syndromic Surveillance
Not an option in Minnesota Not an option in Minnesota

Two CDC programs also accept data as public health registries:
National Health Care Surveys
Antimicrobial Use and Resistance Reporting

CMS Specification Sheets

Modified Stage 2: Eligible Professional; Eligible Hospital
Stage 3: Eligible Professional; Eligible Hospital

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
  • Step 2 includes using resources to create and evaluate test messages
  • Step 3 includes all aspects of the onboarding process including testing and validation
  • Step 4 includes the monitoring of ongoing production 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 Thursday, August 03, 2017 at 10:11AM