Last updated: January 7, 2022
In order to meet the Public Health Reporting Objective for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program and/or MIPS/Advancing Care Information Quality Payment Program, Eligible Professionals (EPs), Eligible Hospitals (EHs) or Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may register for the Public Health Reporting Objective with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH).
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has incentivized participation in these programs through its Promoting Interoperability (formerly known as Meaningful Use) initiatives. For general information on these initiatives, click here. For information specific to the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program, which is administered at the state rather than federal level, visit Medicaid HIT – Utah Department of Health Medicaid.
UDOH Promoting Interoperability Public Health Program Readiness
The Active Engagement process is the same for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program and/or Quality Payment Program.
An Eligible Professional (EP), Eligible Hospital (EH), or Critical Access Hospital (CAH) must demonstrate active engagement by demonstrating any of the following:
- Completed Registration: Facility has registered to submit data.
- Testing and Validation: Facility is in the process of testing and validating electronic submission of data.
- Production: Facility has completed testing and validation and is electronically submitting production data.
How to Proceed
If you have already registered and want a status update, please contact the individual(s) listed in the table above for the applicable Utah public health program(s).
If you are not sure how to proceed, please refer to the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs website and/or Quality Payment Program website.
Step 1: Register Intent
If you would like to register your intent to participate in the following reporting measures with UDOH please do so here UDOH Reporting Registration
Step 2: Await Further Instructions
After the UDOH receives your online registration, you will be contacted and given information about next steps for each reporting measure for which you registered.
The “Promoting Interoperability Program Contact Person” listed on the registration form will be the point of contact for all communications from the UDOH. Please make sure this person is ready to respond to the UDOH communications within 30 days–via phone or email.
Promoting Interoperability Resources
If, after you have reviewed this information and cited material, you have questions regarding PI Public Health Agency Reporting, please contact the individuals listed in the table above for each applicable public health program.