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eCQMs

The who, what, when, where, and why of electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)

Education

A selection of educational materials and resources to broaden your eCQI knowledge

Eligible Hospital and Critical Access Hospital eCQMs

eCQMs and supporting materials for use by Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

Eligible Professional and Clinician eCQMs

eCQMs and supporting materials for use by Eligible Professionals and Clinicians

Latest News

Sep 17 2018

CMS Publishes Updates to eCQM Value Sets for 2019 Reporting and Performance Periods

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) published updates to the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets to align with the most recent releases to terminologies, including, but not limited to, International Classification of...

Sep 13 2018

Now Available: CMS Hospital Quality Reporting System is Now Open for Calendar Year 2018 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to notify hospitals and vendors that as of September 12, 2018, the Hospital Quality Reporting system is available to accept eCQM data for the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 reporting period. The system, accessible via the QualityNet...

Aug 30 2018

Now Available for a Second Opportunity to Submit Public Comment: Draft 2019 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals

Visit the JIRA Website to Submit Official Comments by September 21, 2018

The draft 2019 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG) for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals has been posted for a second opportunity to...

Aug 29 2018

Now Available: Quality Data Model (QDM) v5.4 August 2018 Publication

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published the Quality Data Model (QDM), v5.4. The standard has been updated to align with the emerging standard, Health Level Seven International (HL7) Fast...

Aug 28 2018

Hospitals can now submit information for the Voluntary Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) measure!

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital quality reporting system is now accepting submissions of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files for the Voluntary Hybrid HWR measure via the QualityNet Secure Portal.

Hospitals should submit...

Aug 27 2018

Coming Soon in September: CMS Hospital Quality Reporting System Will Open for Calendar Year 2018 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to provide an update to hospitals and vendors that the Hospital Quality Reporting system is on track to become available the week of September 10, 2018 to accept electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for the Calendar...

Aug 27 2018

Now Available: 2019 Eligible Clinician Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Flows

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed and published the 2019 performance period electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows for eligible clinicians and eligible professionals (EPs) to the eCQI Resource Center. The eCQM flows are designed to...

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep
    21
    6:00pm EDT

    This is a reminder that between 6:00 pm and 11:59 pm EST September 21st , 2018, the ONC Issue Tracking System JIRA and Confluence instances will be down for routine maintenance and will not be available for use. 

    Should you have any questions,...

  • Sep
    25
    1:00pm EDT

    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. View a schedule of all upcoming Cypress Tech Talks at: https://www.healthit.gov...

  • Sep
    26
    2:00pm EDT

    This Outreach and Education webinar for participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (previously known as the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs) is scheduled for ...

  • Sep
    26
    2:30pm EDT

    The QDM User Group responds to requests for additional clarification or content from measure developers and others submitting information to the ONC JIRA tracking system QDM section.

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  • Sep
    27
    4:00pm EDT

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to the “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...