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Updated eCQMs, Implementation Resources, and Data Elements for 2021 Reporting Now Available

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the DRAFT Quality Data Model (QDM) Version 5.6 for review. We update QDM periodically to support new requirements for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). The draft QDM v5.6 includes changes to the QDM v5.5 recommended… Aug 06, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announce Cypress v6 with the fully integrated Cypress Validation Utility + Calculation Check (CVU+) is available as of July 24, 2020 to support 2015 Edition… Jul 24, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recorded a presentation on how the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources® (FHIR) standard can be used to advance technology to reduce quality reporting burden and increase interoperability for our healthcare community. This presentation… Jul 21, 2020

Registration for the September Virtual HL7 FHIR® Connectathon is now open! The CMS eCQM Standards Team will continue to participate in the Clinical Reasoning Track with a focus on Quality Measurement and Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Use Cases. To learn more, visit the Clinical Reasoning Track… Jul 21, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG), Schematron, and Sample Files for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs. The 2021 CMS QRDA III IG outlines requirements… Jul 15, 2020

This Outreach and Education webinar, Measure Collaborative Workspace Series - Measure Collaboration Workspace, eCQM Flows, and Clinical Flow Prototype, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2020, for Eligible Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals… Jul 14, 2020