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The Health Care Quality Information Systems (HCQIS) Access Roles, and Profile system (HARP) is available for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). HARP is a secure streamlined ID management portal which allows you to access many HQR reporting systems using “One Login” functionality.  If you have not… Posted on Apr 21, 2020

To support HHS’s ongoing response efforts to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to direct the health IT community and healthcare providers to various resources for… Posted on Apr 09, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is supporting clinicians on the front lines by getting red tape out of the way so the healthcare delivery system can focus on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response.  CMS is implementing additional extreme and uncontrollable… Posted on Mar 25, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated version of 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… Posted on Mar 18, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an update to the 2020 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Schematron and Sample File for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). The Schematron provides technical instructions for reporting electronic clinical… Posted on Mar 13, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the draft 2021 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) and Schematron for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) for public comment starting on March 5, 2020 and ending on April 1, 2020. The… Posted on Mar 05, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) engages measure developers, implementers, and end users in implementing Clinical Quality Language (CQL), Quality Data Model (QDM), and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards in the effort to harmonize standards between… Posted on Feb 26, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment… Posted on Feb 24, 2020

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 10, 2020

For hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and/or Promoting Interoperability Programs, the deadline to submit data to CMS on at least four electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) from one self-selected quarter (Q) of calendar year (CY) 2019 (i.e., Q1 2019 [… Posted on Feb 04, 2020