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Certified EHR Reporting and Stage 2 Meaningful Use


Stage 2 Meaningful Use

Physician Reporting | Stage 2 Meaningful Use | Registration & Onboarding | EHR Certification Criteria

In support of physician cancer reporting and Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU2), the Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) is implementing electronic reporting from certified electronic health record (EHR) systems. EHR reporting is designed to be secure, automated, and unobtrusive to practice operations. Successful ongoing submission to the TCR using this EHR reporting method will also assist eligible professionals (EPs) in receiving Medicare and Medicaid incentive funds.

TCR Onboarding Requirements

Please Note:

In order to meet the cancer reporting objective and measure, an EP must use the capabilities and standards of CEHRT 45 CFR 170.314 (f)(5) and (f)(6). The TCR will not invite providers to onboard whose EHR product does not meet certification criteria § 170.314(f)(5) Cancer case information AND § 170.314(f)(6) Transmission to cancer registries. 

Please visit our informational EHR Certification Criteria page for instructions on determining if your EHR meets the criteria for cancer reporting or contact your vendor for more information.

Resources for Stage 2 Meaningful Use and Certified EHR Reporting:

  • The four Texas Regional Extension Centers (RECs) support physicians with individualized on-site services, technical assistance, and ongoing support to select, implement or upgrade EHRs, and provide guidance for meaningful use.

If you have any questions about physician reporting to the TCR, please send us an email at CancerReporting@dshs.state.tx.us.

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Last updated April 27, 2015