A gentle introduction to understanding eCQI and this Resource Center
The who, what, when, where, and why of eCQMs
A selection of educational materials and resources to broaden your eCQI knowledge
Apr 21 2017
On April 14, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update 2018 Medicare payment and polices when patients are admitted into hospitals.
The rule proposes some changes to clinical quality measure reporting.
Apr 06 2017
The Pre-Submission Validation API (PSVA) tool assists hospitals and their vendors to identify and correct errors within their Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files prior to data submission to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data receiving system. Updates to the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) 2017 CMS QRDA-I schematron for PSVA are now available. This version contains updated QRDA standards for CY 2017 reporting.
- The PSVA Tool will require users... Read more
Mar 30 2017
CMS is considering using the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) to represent electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) logic. CMS invites electronic health record (EHR) vendors and other implementers to participate in testing the new CQL standard for eCQMs by providing feedback related to implementation and evaluation of measures using CQL-based standards. Participation includes reviewing and/or implementing CQL-based measures and associated artifacts, and providing feedback on the utility. CMS invites participation by EHR vendors and implementers who can commit to testing support for the... Read more