Standards

CQL

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What is Clinical Quality Language (CQL)?

Clinical Quality Language (CQL) is an HL7 draft standard for trial use (DSTU). It is part of the effort to harmonize standards between electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and clinical decision support (CDS).

QRDA

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 27, 2017 - 3:25pm

What is the Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA)?

The Health Level Seven International (HL7) Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) is a standard document format for the exchange of electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data. QRDA reports:

Updated QRDA Category I Conformance Statement Resource Now Available

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 8, 2017 - 10:12am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Inpatient Value, Incentives, and Quality Reporting (VIQR) Outreach and Education Support Contractor have released an updated version of the QRDA Category I Conformance Statement Resource interactive educational resource. The updated version includes an overview and troubleshooting information for a total of 29 conformance errors. 

QRDA eCQM Submission Customer Satisfaction Survey Deadline Extended - Feedback Requested by March 20, 2017

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 2, 2017 - 11:00am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) would like to know more about your experience submitting Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files containing electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs).  Whether your comments are in regards to submitting test or production files for the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) Program, your feedback is very important to CMS in order to improve the process.

Cooking with CQL: or How to Incorporate CQL into HQMF for eCQMs Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on February 27, 2017 - 2:38pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to Incorporate CQL into Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)” webinar.

The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.

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).

IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education February 27, 2017, webinar: Question and Answer Session II – CY 2016 eCQM Reporting

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on February 13, 2017 - 11:08pm

This Outreach and Education webinar for participants in the Hospital   Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program is scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2017.

Cooking with CQL: or How to Incorporate CQL into HQMF for eCQMs Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on February 1, 2017 - 1:23pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to Incorporate CQL into Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)” webinar.

The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.