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Clinical_Quality_Language-New_way_to_Express_Logic_in_Electronic_Clinical_Quality_Measures_2.12.2018_508.pdf February 23, 2018 - 12:57pm
Versions_Chart_20180222_508.pdf February 23, 2018 - 9:11am
CQL for Clinicians and Quality Professionals: What it Means for You Webinar February 22, 2018 - 1:13pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a webinar titled “Clinical Quality Language (CQL) for Clinicians and Quality Professionals: What it Means for You.” The CQL standard (CQL Release 1, Standard for Trial Use (STU) 2) is a Health Level Seven International standard that aims to unify the expression of logic for electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) and clinical decision support.

2017 EP - CMS QRDA I Conformance Statement Resource February 21, 2018 - 6:21pm
2017 EH - CMS QRDA I Conformance Statement Resource February 21, 2018 - 6:21pm
(2018) eCQM Specifications for Eligible Professionals and Clinicians February 21, 2018 - 12:00am
2018 Sept Technical Release Notes Addendum Only (pdf) February 20, 2018 - 11:56pm
eCQM_Calculation_Architecture_Updated_1.15.2018_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
Clinical_Quality_Language_Training_for_Measure_Implementers_Updated_12.8.2017v2_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
Clinical_Quality_Language_Training_for_Measure_Developers_Updated_12.8.2017v2_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
Clinical_Quality_Language_Basics_Updated_12.8.2017v2_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
Clinical_Quality_Language_101_Updated_12.8.2017v2_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
Benefits_of_CQL_Updated_1.15.2018_508.pdf February 20, 2018 - 6:34pm
2019 - eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document February 20, 2018 - 5:52pm
2019 - eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document February 20, 2018 - 5:52pm
ecqm-au-prepublication2019.pdf February 20, 2018 - 5:11pm
Now Available: eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document February 19, 2018 - 9:13am

CMS has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code set versions used in the updated measures for potential use in CMS quality reporting programs for 2019 reporting/performance.  This do

Summary Report Available for Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Development and Maintenance for Eligible Professionals (EP eCQM) Changes in Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) Following Non-Emergent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) February 16, 2018 - 11:23pm
eCQM Development and Maintenance for Eligible Professionals 

The Call for Public Comment period closed on November 29, 2017.

Now Available: TEP Membership List and TEP Summary for the Hospital Harm Performance Measure February 16, 2018 - 11:22pm
Hospital Harm Performance Measure
  • The Call for TEP nomination period closed on January 16, 2017.
  • The TEP met on April 13, 2017 from 3:00-4:30 pm EST and December 7, 2017 from 4:00-5:30 pm EST.
Documents: The TEP Membership List and TEP Summary are posted below in the download section
Project Overview: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation – Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) to develop hospital-level electro
Quality Measures at CMS: A Closer Look at the Measure Development Lifecycle and CMS’ Meaningful Measures Initiative February 14, 2018 - 5:13pm

Presented by Kimberly Rawlings, MPP, Measures Management System Lead, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

This presentation will discuss the basics of quality measures and their components, the five phases of the measure development lifecycle, and CMS’ Meaningful Measures Initiative. In addition, resources for further learning will be provided.