Guide for Health Information Exchange
EHR Incentive Programs in 2015 through 2017; updated November 2016
Overview of Health Information Exchange
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, provides a summary care record for each transition of care or referral.
Measures: The EP, eligible hospital or CAH that transitions or refers their patient to another setting of care or provider of care must—
- Use certified EHR technology (CEHRT) to create a summary of care record; and
- Electronically transmit such summary to a receiving provider for more than 10 percent of transitions of care and referrals.