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Outpatient Quality Reporting eCQMs

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2023 Reporting Period Outpatient Quality Reporting Resources for eCQMs
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eCQM Resources Short Description Published
Implementation checklist --
Assists implementers and measured entities with information on how to read eCQM specifications May 2022
MAT-CGL specifications and technical release notes May 2022
Value sets used with eCQMs and Hybrid Measures May 2022
eCQM Direct Reference Codes used in eCQMs May 2022
Value set metadata May 2022
Assists implementers and measured entities with how to use eCQMs and report issues May 2022
Tools and standards versions measure developers used to create eCQMs and versions of standards and tools used for their reporting May 2022
Format for reporting eCQMs to CMS Aug 2023
Rules to validate eCQM reports with samples Aug 2023
Standards and code system versions for the eCQM Annual Update Mar 2022
2023 Reporting Period Outpatient Quality Reporting eCQMs
Title Short Name CMS eCQM ID CBE ID Telehealth Eligible* Download Specifications Notes
Appropriate Treatment for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Patients in the Emergency Department (ED) OP-40 (STEMI) CMS996v3 3613e No

There are known issues on CMS996v3. See issues EKI-24 and EKI-26 on the ONC eCQM Known Issues Dashboard for details.

CMS outpatient quality reporting electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) is developed and specifications are finalized for use in the CMS Outpatient Quality Reporting program beginning with the calendar year 2023 reporting period. The measure will be used for voluntary reporting for calendar year 2023 and mandatory reporting beginning with the calendar year 2024 reporting period.

Questions about the use of this eCQM in the CMS Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) program can be submitted to the QualityNet Question Answer Site

Questions related to the OQR eCQM specifications, logic, data elements, standards, or resources can be submitted in the eCQM Tracker - ONC Project Tracking System (Jira).

Last Updated: May 01, 2024