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QRDA

Submitted by Ruth Gatiba on June 8, 2017 - 5:08pm

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:

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About the eCQI Resource Center

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) are working to improve the health of our nation by transforming care from a volume-based, provider-centered system to a patient-centered, learning health system. The eCQI Resource Center is a joint effort to bring together stakeholders from across the eCQI community and provide a centralized location for news, information, tools and standards related to eCQI and electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).

Cypress Tech Talks

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 23, 2017 - 12:29pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 6th for the next Cypress Tech Talk. Register for the Tech Talks at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8110364277730751489

The schedule for our upcoming bi-weekly Cypress "Tech Talk" calls is listed below. In order to help ensure that these calls are meeting your needs, you are invited to submit your questions to the Cypress Talk List on the Friday prior to each planned call. The bi-weekly Cypress Tech Talks will be held on the following dates:

Cypress Tech Talk

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 23, 2017 - 11:38am

Join us on Tuesday May 23rd for the next Cypress Tech Talk. Register for the Tech Talks at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8110364277730751489

The schedule for our upcoming bi-weekly Cypress "Tech Talk" calls is listed below. In order to help ensure that these calls are meeting your needs, you are invited to submit your questions to the Cypress Talk List on the Friday prior to each planned call. The bi-weekly Cypress Tech Talks will be held on the following dates:

CY 2017 eCQM Resources and Tools Now Available

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on May 22, 2017 - 12:54pm

In response to provider need, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed and posted updated resources to assist with the reporting of calendar year (CY) 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals. These documents include:

The eCQM Lifecycle

Electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) progress through multiple lifecycle phases

CMS Data Receiving System Now Accepting QRDA Category I Test and Production Files for CY 2017 Reporting

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on May 3, 2017 - 4:43am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data receiving system in the QualityNet Secure Portal is now open.  The data receiving system is accepting submissions of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I test and production files for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs Calendar Year (CY) 2017/Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 electronic reporting requirements.  The system was updated to accept QRDA Category I test and production files utilizing the CY 2017 requirements.