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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 24, 2017 - 2:42am

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:

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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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.

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.