Transitions of Care Community of Practice

The Transitions of Care Community of Practice (CoP) provides an opportunity for health professionals to collaborate on the Health Information Exchange Objective (formerly Summary of Care). The purpose is to educate eligible providers,eligible hospitals,and all those interested on how to achieve this measure of meaningfuluse.

The Transitions of Care CoP, assesses the need for guidance of Kentucky providers, and promotes open discussions and other resources to help providers with the Health Information Exchange objective issues. The webinars give providers a chance to ask questions and exchange ideas and suggestions with other providers throughout the state.

Sign up for the Community of Practice and Monthly Webinar

Register below for our Community of Practice and monthly webinars, occurring the first Thursday of each month at 11:00 AM EST. If you are already a member of our Community of Practice and need to register for additional for monthly webinars, please use the link below as well.  The webinars are provided as a courtesy and are available to anyone who signs up.

Community of Practice and Webinars

 

Meaningful Use Modified Stage 2 Health Information Exchange Objective

Modified Stage 2 Objective 5 (for EP’s and EH’s):

Objective: The EP, eligible hospital, or CAH who transitions their patient to another setting of care or provider of care or refers their patient to another provider of care providers a summary of care record for each transition of care or referral.

Measure: The EP, eligible hospital, or CAH that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or provider of care must

  1. Use CEHRT to create a summary of care record and
  2. Electronically transmit such summary to a receiving provider for more than 10 percent of transitions of care and referrals.

Exclusion for EP’s only: Any EP who transfers a patient to another setting or refers a patient to another provider less than 100 times during the reporting period.

Alternate exclusion for EP’s and EH’s: Provider may claim an exclusion for the Stage 2 measure that requires the electronic transmission of a summary of care document if for an EHR reporting period in 2015, they were scheduled to demonstrate Stage 1, which does not have an equivalent measure.