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).

Questions: health.meaningfuluse@state.mn.us

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:

Minnesota Cancer Reporting System (EPs and ECs 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

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 and ECs only)

Priority for onboarding will be given to providers who submit results from point-of-care machines.

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

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 below:

  • 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

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

Updated Wednesday, 01-Apr-2020 15:58:38 CDT