Public Health Reporting

Electronic Submissions for Meaningful Use

As part of the requirements for meeting Meaningful Use (MU) in the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs, Eligible Professionals (EPs), Eligible Hospitals (EHs), and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must electronically submit certain forms of public health data to various registries within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

The table below lists the public health systems with the capacity to receive data for Stage 1, 2, and 3, in accordance with requirements for both 2014 and 2015 CEHRT editions:

Public Health MeasureSystem NameAvailable Since
Immunization Registry ReportingMichigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)January 1, 2011
(Receive Immunization Data)

January 1, 2016
(Receive and Respond to Queries for Immunization Histories and Forecasts)
Syndromic Surveillance ReportingMichigan Syndromic Surveillance System (MSSS)August 1, 2013
Public Health Registry Reporting – Cancer Case ReportingMichigan Cancer Surveillance Program (MCSP)March 1, 2014
Public Health Registry Reporting – Birth Defect ReportingMichigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR) – EPs

Michigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR) – Hospitals
March 1, 2014 - EPs

February 1, 2016
Public Health Registry Reporting – Pediatric Oral Health ReportingMichigan's Dental Registry (MiDR)March 1, 2016
Public Health Registry Reporting – Newborn ScreeningNewborn Screening (NBS)January 1, 2015
Public Health Registry Reporting – Birth and Fetal DeathMichigan Birth Registry (MBR)January 1, 2017
Public Health Registry Reporting – Prescription Monitoring ProgramMichigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS)April 4, 2017
Electronic Case ReportingMichigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)January 1, 2018
Electronic Laboratory Results ReportingMichigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)January 1, 2011

MU Reporting Period

The MU Reporting Period for all EPs is minimally any continuous 90-day period between January 1st and December 31st of the program year the EP is attesting for.

Public Health Registry Availability

The table below lists the public health systems available for EPs with the capacity to receive data in Michigan. Click the system name in the table below to obtain more detailed system-specific information and instructions on how to complete the MU requirements.

Public Health MeasureSystem NameAvailable Since
Immunization Registry Reporting – Stg 3, Providers must be in active engagement with a PHA to submit immunization data AND receive immunization forecasts and histories from the pubic health immunization registry/IIS.Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)January 1, 2011
(Receive Immunization data)

January 1, 2016
(Receive and Respond to Queries for Immunization Histories and Forecasts)
Syndromic Surveillance ReportingMichigan Syndromic Surveillance System (MSSS)August 1, 2013
Public Health Registry Reporting – Cancer Case ReportingMichigan Cancer Surveillance Program (MCSP)March 1, 2014
Public Health Registry Reporting – Birth Defect ReportingMichigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR)March 1, 2014
Public Health Registry Reporting – Pediatric Oral Health Reporting Michigan's Dental Registry (MiDR)February 1, 2016
Public Health Registry Reporting – Prescription Monitoring ProgramMichigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS)April 4, 2017
Electronic Case ReportingMichigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)January 1, 2018

Public Health Reporting Requirements

Program Years 2019 – 2021:

  • EPs attesting for the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program must attest to Stage 3 objectives which require EPs to attest to at least two measures from the Public Health Reporting Objective Measures.

The table below outlines the public health reporting requirements for EPs in Stage 3.

Public Heath Reporting Measure Maximum times measure can be counted towards this objective
Stage 3 (Beginning in 2019, through 2021)
Measure 1 – Immunization Registry Reporting 1
Measure 2 – Syndromic Surveillance Reporting 1
Measure 3 – Electronic Case Reporting 1
Measure 4 – Public Health Registry Reporting 2
Measure 5 – Clinical Data Registry Reporting 2

CMS Resources

Specification sheet for Public Health and Clinical Data Registry Reporting for Eligible Professionals – Stage 3

EHR Reporting Period

All Eligible Hospitals in Michigan have completed their participation in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program. The information for prior program years (below) is for reference purposes only.

Public Health Reporting Availability

The table below lists the federally identified public health systems with the capacity to receive data in Michigan. Click the system name in the table below to obtain more detailed system-specific information and instructions on how to complete the MU requirements.

Public Health MeasureSystem NameAvailable Since
Immunization Registry ReportingMichigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)January 1, 2011
Syndromic Surveillance ReportingMichigan Syndromic Surveillance System (MSSS)August 1, 2013
Specialized Registry Reporting / Public Health Registry Reporting – Newborn ScreeningNewborn Screening (NBS)January 1, 2015
Specialized Registry Reporting / Public Health Registry Reporting – Birth Defects ReportingMichigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR)February 1, 2016
Specialized Registry Reporting / Public Health Registry Reporting – Birth and Fetal Death ReportingMichigan Birth Registry (MBR)January 1, 2017
Electronic Reportable Lab Result ReportingMichigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)January 1, 2011
Specialized Registry Reporting / Public Health Registry Reporting – Prescription Monitoring ProgramMichigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS)April 4, 2017
Electronic Case ReportingMichigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)January 1, 2018

Public Health Reporting Requirements

The table below outlines the public health reporting requirements for eligible hospitals and CAHs for Modified Stage 2 and Stage 3.

Public Heath Reporting Measure Maximum times measure can be counted towards this objective
Modified Stage 2
(2015 – 2018)
Stage 3
(Optional beginning 2017)
Measure 1 – Immunization Registry Reporting 1 1
Measure 2 – Syndromic Surveillance Reporting 1 1
Measure 3 – Specialized Registry Reporting 3 N/A
Measure 3 – Electronic Case Reporting N/A 2017 – N/A  

2018 and beyond – 1

Measure 4 – Public Health Registry Reporting N/A 4
Measure 5 – Clinical Data Registry Reporting N/A 4
Measure 4/6 – Electronic Reportable Laboratory Result Reporting 1 1

Registration to submit data

All providers must register with the appropriate public health registry.  Registration is required only once per public health system and is completed through the Michigan Health System Testing Repository.  If you are unsure if you have registered, please contact MDHHSPublicHealthMU@michigan.gov.

Register for Michigan Health System Testing Repository

FAQs

CMS FAQ Page

Specialized/Public Health/Clinical Data Registries

For questions regarding MU Public Health Reporting, contact MDHHSPublicHealthMU@michigan.gov.