eCQM Reporting

QRDA

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 24, 2017 - 2:42am

What is the Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA)?

The Health Level Seven International (HL7) Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) is a standard document format for the exchange of electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data. QRDA reports:

Available Now on QualityReportingCenter.org – Updated “ECE Policy Clarification Questions and Answers” Document

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 10, 2017 - 4:39pm

The updated ECE Policy Clarification Questions and Answers document on Extraordinary Circumstances Extensions/Exemptions (ECE) for calendar year (CY) 2016 eCQM reporting is available now on QualityReportingCenter.org.

CMS Notification to Hospitals, CAHs, and Vendors – Temporary Unavailability of Queued Submission Detail Reports and eCQM Submission and Performance Reports for Hospitals and CAHs Who have Successfully Met eCQM Requirements

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 10, 2017 - 11:56am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken additional actions to help alleviate the situation of very slow processing times for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Hospital Reports related to electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) due to a large backlog of reports in the QualityNet Secure Portal production system (sometimes referred to as ‘long running’ reports). The primary focus is to provide reports in a timely manner for hospitals that have not yet achieved successful submission status for calendar year (CY) 2016 eCQM reporting to the Inpatient Quali

Now Available: 2017 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 8, 2017 - 3:34pm

Review Important Updates to eCQM Standards, Terminology, and Measures for Quality Reporting in 2018

The 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document describes important standards, terminology, and measure changes in the 2017 eCQM Annual Update, slated for late spring 2017. The changes correspond to the 2018 reporting periods for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) quality reporting programs.

QRDA eCQM Submission Customer Satisfaction Survey Deadline Extended - Feedback Requested by March 20, 2017

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 2, 2017 - 11:00am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) would like to know more about your experience submitting Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files containing electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs).  Whether your comments are in regards to submitting test or production files for the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) Program, your feedback is very important to CMS in order to improve the process.

CMS Extends Deadline for 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Submission

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on February 17, 2017 - 10:42am

CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) data submission for the EHR reporting mechanism. Individual eligible professionals (EPs), PQRS group practices, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs), and qualified EHR data submission vendors (DSVs) now have until March 13, 2017 to submit 2016 EHR data via QRDA. The original submission deadline was February 28, 2017. A complete list of 2016 data submission timeframes is below:  

March 13, 2017 deadlines: