The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program has selected the hospitals for the validation of electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for Calendar Year (CY) 2018 (Fiscal Year [FY] 2021 payment determination). The CY 2018 quarters eligible for validation for FY 2021 payment determination are first quarter 2018 through fourth quarter 2018.
A list of the selected hospitals is available on QualityNet by hovering over the Hospitals - Inpatient drop-down, selecting the Data Validation (Chart-Abstracted & eCQMs) link, and then selecting the eCQM Data Validation link. The list is located in the blue sidebar toward the top of the page under the heading, Hospitals Selected for Inpatient eCQM Data Validation and at this direct link.
eCQM validation resources, including the eCQM FY 2021 Validation Fact Sheet, are also available on QualityNet. From the navigation bar on the left side of the eCQM Data Validation Overview page, select Resources. The direct link is here.