Annual Measure Specification Updates
CMS and ONC are excited to offer this resource to better deliver the electronic clinical quality measures and their specifications to meet the needs of providers, measure developers, measure stewards, and health IT developers engaged in health IT-enabled quality improvement.
Join us for a live demonstration to review new measure specification features and for you to provide suggestions for future releases. We have scheduled two sessions to better accommodate your scheduling. Two sessions are offered 9-10:00 am EDT or 4-5:00pm EDT.
CMS and ONC would like to re-introduce you to the eCQI Resource Center, the one-stop shop for the most current resources to support electronic clinical quality improvement. We are presenting a demonstration of website core content, along with an overview of the latest website updates, enhancements, and features. The website provides a centralized location for critical clinical quality measure resources, including the electronic clinical quality measures and their specifications, links to tools for measure development, testing, and clinical decision support (CDS).
On Thursday, April 13, 2017, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Eastern Time, CMS is hosting a second open forum to provide a live demonstration of JIRA and to address remaining questions. The webinar login and dial-in instructions are below.
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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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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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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
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
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.
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.