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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces the availability of the 2020 Change Review Process (CRP) for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). The CRP provides eCQM users the opportunity to review and comment on draft changes to the eCQM specifications and supporting… Posted on Sep 21, 2020

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is providing more opportunities to submit feedback and input into standards and interoperability efforts. They have launched the inaugural Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP) comment period, alongside the annual… Posted on Sep 09, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted additional guidance for using the Quality Reporting Document Architecture I (QRDA I) format to represent telehealth encounters for the Eligible Professional and Eligible Clinician electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) used in… Posted on Sep 09, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed and published the 2021 performance/reporting period electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows for eligible professionals/eligible clinicians and eligible hospitals/critical access hospitals to the eCQI Resource Center. The … Posted on Aug 27, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing information on an issue that impacts only the Expression Logical Model (ELM) files of three eligible clinician electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) scoring and affects the 2020 performance period only. Issue An issue has… Posted on Aug 20, 2020

Recordings and slide decks from the three-part Measure Collaboration (MC) Workspace Series are now available. The series provided highlights of the Measure Collaboration Workspace for Eligible Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Eligible Clinicians, Eligible Professionals, measure developers, and… Posted on Aug 18, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announce the availability of new electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) educational resources on the eCQI Resource Center, a summary of the eCQM Strategy project, and enhancements to the Measure Collaboration (MC) Workspace. New eCQM… Posted on Aug 18, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to extend an open invitation to the public to attend its upcoming webinar titled Understanding Clinical Quality Measures: How CMS is Modernizing its Approach to Digital Measurement. The webinar will provide an engaging and… Posted on Aug 17, 2020

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… Posted on 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… Posted on Jul 24, 2020