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MU Stage 2 - Core Measures

Core 15 : Summary of Care

Measure1

Overview : Provide a summary of care record to patients that you refer to other providers.

Denominator : Number of transitions of care and referrals during the EHR reporting period for which the EP was the transferring or referring provider.

Numerator : Number of transitions of care and referrals in the denominator where a summary of care record was provided.

Stage 2 Goal : 50%

Measure2

Overview : Electronically send summary of care record from EHR to other providers.

Denominator : Number of transitions of care and referrals during the EHR reporting period for which the EP was the transferring or referring provider.

Numerator : The number of transitions of care and referrals in the denominator where a summary of care record was electronically transmitted using EHR to a recipient.

Stage 2 Goal : 10%

Measure3

Overview : Conduct one or more successful electronic summary of care exchanges with a recipient using a different ONC 2014 edition certified EHR (not ChARM EHR) OR with a CMS designated test EHR during the reporting period using secure Direct messaging.

Exclusion : Any Provider who transfers a patient to another setting or refers a patient to another provider less than 100 times during the EHR reporting period is excluded from all three measures.

ChARM EHR Workflow : For patients that you refer to other providers record the details below during encounter.

  1. Go to Encounter > 'Meaningful Use Measures' section
  2. Choose 'Transition of care Outgoing'
  3. Provide summary of care record (by using either one of the options below)

Then follow the steps below to satisfy the above three measures.

Measure 1 :

  1. If patient has a PHR account, summary of care record is automatically shared to PHR once the encounter is signed.
  2. Use the 'Patient Summary' option to print the visit summary.
  3. Use 'Export as PDF' option under Patient Details > Past Encounters section
  4. Use 'Export as HL7 CCDA' option under Patient Details > Past Encounters section

Measure 2 :

For electronically transmitting summary of care record, you should have a Direct ID. Send a request to support@charmehr.com to get a Direct ID for you.

Once you have the Direct ID, follow the steps below to electronically transmit summary of care records to other providers.

  1. Go to Messages section
  2. Click on 'Send Direct Message' button
  3. Enter the recipient’s direct id
  4. Attach the summary of care record of the patient and send the message.

Measure 3 :

For this measure, you have to send summary of care record at least once to a provider who use a different EHR (other than ChARM EHR) or to CMS designated test EHR.

For more information, refer to the CMS guideline for this measure