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The who, what, when, where, and why of eCQMs
A selection of educational materials and resources to broaden your eCQI knowledge
Feb 17 2017
ESAC, Inc. will be hosting in-person office hours at HIMSS17 Booth #8248 with subject matter experts Michael Holck, Bryn Rhodes, and Floyd Eisenberg.
- Michael will be available to discuss Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Monday February 20, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 pm, Tuesday February 21 from 4:00-5:00 pm, and Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 pm.
- Bryn will be available to discuss Clinical Quality Language (CQL) Monday February 20, 2017 from 3:30-4:30 pm, Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 pm, and Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 11:00 am - 12:00... Read more
Feb 15 2017
To Measure Developers, Measure Owners, and the Healthcare Quality/Efficiency Measure Community:
The JIRA project for 2017 Measures Under Consideration is now open to accept new candidate measure submissions. As with last year, you have more than four months to enter candidate measures. Between now and May 1, you can edit your own measures in JIRA. Visit the... Read more
Feb 15 2017
For hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data submission deadline to submit at least four eCQMs from either Q3 2016 (July 1 – September 30) or Q4 2016 (October 1 – December 31) is Monday,March 13, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PT.
Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the attestation deadline for providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program to Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11:59... Read more
Feb 13 2017
CMS Extends Deadline for 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Submission
CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) data submission for the EHR reporting mechanism. Individual eligible professionals (EPs), PQRS group practices, qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs), and qualified EHR data submission vendors (DSVs) now have until March 13, 2017 to submit 2016 EHR data via QRDA. The original submission deadline was February 28, 2017. A complete list of 2016 data submission timeframes is below:
March 13, 2017 deadlines:
EHR Direct or Data... Read more
Feb 01 2017
CMS Issues Additional Guidance for the “Device, Order not done” Field Submission for VTE-1, VTE-2, and VTE-6 Measures for CY 2016 eCQM Reporting to the Hospital IQR and the Medicare EHR Incentive Programs
The purpose of this announcement is to notify hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued additional guidance for the “Device, Order not done” field submission for Venous thromboembolism (VTE) measures: VTE-1, VTE-2, and VTE-6 electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)... Read more
Jan 23 2017
ONC’s State Innovation Model (SIM) Health IT Resource Center released the Health IT-Enabled Quality Measurement Strategic Implementation Guide to... Read more