eCQM Submission

CMS Data Receiving System Now Accepting QRDA Category I Test and Production Files for CY 2017 Reporting

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 3, 2017 - 4:43am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data receiving system in the QualityNet Secure Portal is now open.  The data receiving system is accepting submissions of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I test and production files for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs Calendar Year (CY) 2017/Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 electronic reporting requirements.  The system was updated to accept QRDA Category I test and production files utilizing the CY 2017 requirements.

Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) Updated for 2017

Submitted by Ruth Gatiba on April 20, 2017 - 7:22pm

Now Available:  eCQMs Updated for 2017

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the 2016 annual update for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for eligible hospitals and eligible professionals. Providers will use these updated measures to electronically report 2017 quality data for CMS quality reporting programs.

CMS updates the specifications annually to improve their alignment with current clinical guidelines and code systems so that they remain relevant and actionable within the clinical care setting.

v1.3.7 Update of the Bonnie Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Testing Tool

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 5:58pm

The Bonnie Clinical Quality Measure Testing Tool has been updated to support Health Quality Measures Format (HQMF) R2.1 as the default import format when loading electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) files that have been exported from the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT).

Now available: Updated 2017 CMS QRDA Category I Pre-Submission Validation API (PSVA) Tool

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 6, 2017 - 11:34am

The Pre-Submission Validation API (PSVA) tool assists hospitals and their vendors to identify and correct errors within their Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files prior to data submission to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data receiving system.  Updates to the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) 2017 CMS QRDA-I schematron for PSVA are now available. This version contains updated QRDA standards for CY 2017 reporting.