Annual Measure Specification Updates

CMS Measures under Consideration 2017 Open Forum #1 Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 22, 2017 - 10:26am

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon Eastern Time, CMS is hosting an open forum to provide a live demonstration of JIRA and to address questions remaining after CMS’ Pre-rulemaking kickoff session.  The webinar login and dial-in instructions are below.  

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CMS Measures under Consideration 2017 Kickoff Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 20, 2017 - 3:28pm

It’s that time of year again!  CMS is gearing up to kick off the 2017 pre-rulemaking season! The kickoff webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 12 noon Eastern Time. 

The purpose of this meeting is to refresh us regarding pre-rulemaking, introduce milestone dates for this cycle, and offer JIRA training. The webinar login and dial-in instructions are below. 

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Visit the ONC CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2017 Annual Update

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 16, 2017 - 11:29am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) measure packages that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment programs.

Now Available: 2017 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 8, 2017 - 3:34pm

Review Important Updates to eCQM Standards, Terminology, and Measures for Quality Reporting in 2018

The 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document describes important standards, terminology, and measure changes in the 2017 eCQM Annual Update, slated for late spring 2017. The changes correspond to the 2018 reporting periods for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) quality reporting programs.

CMS Publishes Updated eCQM Table for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals for 2017 Performance Period

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 3, 2017 - 3:50am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated table accompanying the 2016 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications (published in April 2016) for the 2017 performance period.

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 2, 2017 - 2:46pm

eCQM Electronic Specifications

These electronic specifications are fully developed and represent the electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)  for the ambulatory quality reporting programs. This page will be updated if changes are made to the final measure requirements.

Each year, CMS makes updates to the electronic specifications of the Clinical Quality Measures approved for submission in CMS programs. CMS encourages the implementation and use of the updates because they include new codes, logic corrections and clarifications.

Register Now: Webinar on CMS’ Annual MIPS Call for Measures and Activities

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on February 16, 2017 - 5:34pm

Learn More about Submitting Measures and Activities for MIPS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the submission period for the Annual Call for Measures and Activities of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of the Quality Payment Program (QPP).