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This presentation will review resources that support calendar year (CY) 2020 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program* (*Specific to the Medicare Promoting… Posted on Oct 19, 2020

One of the promises of electronic health records (EHRs) is that they may enable automated clinical quality measure reporting. EHRs are increasingly important data sources for measure development due to their wide use and ability to capture both structured and unstructured data. While the increased… Posted on Oct 16, 2020

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) extended the deadline for United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) ONC New Data Element and Class (ONDEC) submissions to October 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET. Additionally, ONC released an updated USCDI ONDEC Prep… Posted on Oct 07, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the publication of Version 16 of the Blueprint for the CMS Measures Management System, which is now available on the Measures Management System website. The Blueprint team reviewed more than 900 reviewer comments and… Posted on Sep 28, 2020

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