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The Call for Public Comment period opened on February 4, 2021 and closes on March 12, 2021.  CMS has provided funding to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Patient Safety, Research, and Practice to convert one existing NQF-endorsed measure related to orthopedics to an eCQM, to develop… Posted on Feb 25, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is modifying the previously extended deadline for Q3 2020 submission of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) data and extending the submission deadline for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM). This… Posted on Feb 09, 2021

1) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code system versions used in the updated eCQMs for potential use in CMS quality reporting… Posted on Feb 08, 2021

Join CMS on March 2-3, 2021 for the virtual 2021 CMS Quality Conference. For more information, visit the CMS Quality Conference website. Posted on Feb 01, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an update of the 2021 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG), Schematron, and Sample Files for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs. The updated 2021 CMS QRDA III… Posted on Jan 28, 2021

​ The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched new features File Deletion and Performance Summary and a new update for Medication Template for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) on the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) platform.   File Deletion HQR users can navigate… Posted on Jan 26, 2021

We are pleased to announce the latest update for the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT). The format of the site remains the same, but now: CMIT allows users to easily identify measures by their reporting status, determined by a measure's reporting start and end dates. The home page results table… Posted on Jan 25, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Quality Data Model (QDM) version 5.6. QDM v5.6 is intended for use with Clinical Quality Language (CQL) for developing electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the calendar year 2023 reporting/performance period. QDM… Posted on Jan 19, 2021

The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (IT) (ONC) has released the Draft United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) Version 2. The Draft USCDI v2 is the result of wide-ranging public input into the elements that should be included to enhance the… Posted on Jan 12, 2021

Join CMS on March 2-3, 2021 for the virtual 2021 CMS Quality Conference. Sign up to receive the most up-to-date information regarding registration opening and conference details at Sign up – CMS Quality Conference. Posted on Dec 18, 2020