Clinical Lab Test Results
Objective: Incorporate clinical lab-test results into Certified EHR Technology as structured data.
Measure: More than 55% of all clinical lab tests results ordered by the EP during the EHR reporting period whose results are either in a positive/negative or numerical format are incorporated in Certified EHR Technology as structured data.
Exclusion: Any EP who orders no lab tests where results are either in a positive/negative affirmation or numeric format during the EHR reporting period.
Denominator: Number of lab tests ordered during the EHR reporting period by the EP whose results are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a number.
Numerator: Number of lab test results which are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a numeric result which are incorporated in CEHRT as structured data.
Threshold: The resulting percentage must be more than 55 percent in order for an EP to meet this measure.
For more detailed information on this measure, please click on the reference link below. This CMS documentation includes information on exclusions, attestation requirements, a definition of terms, and important additional information.
Reference CMS: Clinical Lab-Test Results
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