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Step 5: Achieve Meaningful Use Stage 2

Report Specific Cases


Capability to identify and report specific cases to a specialized registry (other than a cancer registry), except where prohibited, and in accordance with applicable law and practice.


Successful ongoing submission of specific case information from certified EHR technology (CEHRT) to a specialized registry for the entire EHR reporting period.

Clinical Importance:

Providers reporting to registries can assist in accessing information about the public’s health.  These registries can assist providers in evaluating the health status of their patients, facilitate interventions for prevention and screening, and provide access to public health agencies to better care for and improve the population’s health. 

CMS Resources:

The following resources are available to help you meet the Report Specific Cases meaningful use menu measure:

CMS EHR Incentive Program Asked Questions (FAQs)