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Join The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Mathematica for an Expert to Expert webinar on January 24 which addresses the Hyper- and Hypo-Glycemia eCQM Annual Updates for 2023 eCQM implementation. Common questions from JIRA and other sources will be addressed. CEs… Posted on Dec 21, 2022

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), with support from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is pleased to announce the launch of several new functionalities within VSAC. VSAC Comparison Tool The Comparison Tool allows you to compare many… Posted on Dec 21, 2022

Join The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Mathematica and other measure stewards for upcoming Expert to Expert webinars, which address the eCQM Annual Updates for 2023 eCQM implementation. Common questions from JIRA and other sources will be addressed. CEs are offered… Posted on Dec 15, 2022

The QDM User Group is expanding scope and changing its name to accommodate the wider breadth of data models and standards available for expressing quality measures.  With the coming move to FHIR standards for quality measurement, the group has seen an increase in discussion around the use of… Posted on Dec 07, 2022

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has amended the file-naming contained within the individual measure specification package for CMS334v4: Cesarean Birth for the 2023 reporting period for Eligible Hospital and Critical Access Hospital programs. The eCQM Specifications for… Posted on Dec 06, 2022

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized the removal of two eCQMs for the 2023 performance period for Eligible Clinicians in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program: CMS66v11: Functional Status Assessment for Total Knee Replacement and CMS134v11: Diabetes… Posted on Dec 05, 2022

An announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): As of November 3, the HQR System has been updated and is no longer validating units within the PQ data type. This impacts the following electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs): VTE-1 VTE-2 STK-5 As we continue… Posted on Dec 01, 2022

To further align measure development and maintenance resources, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has moved the pre-rulemaking webpage on the CMS website to the CMS Measures Management System (MMS) Hub. The new MMS Hub Pre-Rulemaking webpage features information on how… Posted on Dec 01, 2022

The upcoming HL7 FHIR® Connectathon will take place January 14-15, 2023, in-person, in Henderson, NV. Please note there will be no hybrid option to include virtual attendance, the event will be in-person only. There is a fee to attend the HL7 FHIR Connectathon and early-bird registration is… Posted on Nov 21, 2022

Join The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Mathematica, and Lantana for an Expert to Expert webinar on December 13 which addresses the ED-2 eCQM Annual Updates for 2023 eCQM implementation. Common questions from JIRA and other sources will be addressed. CEs are offered… Posted on Nov 18, 2022