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Eligible Clinician eCQM Preventive Care and Screening Measures

Next Occurrence: Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar titled “Eligible Clinicianinfo-icon eCQMinfo-icon Preventive Care and Screening Measures” on January 15, 2019. This one-hour session will provide an in-depth review of the Preventive Care and Screening electronic clinical quality measuresinfo-icon (eCQMsinfo-icon) including: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented (CMS22), Influenza Immunization (CMS147), and Tobacco Use Screening and Cessation Intervention (CMS138). CMS has transitioned the logic used in eCQMs from the previous quality data model (QDM)info-icon logic expression language to Clinical Quality Language (CQL)info-icon for the 2019 performance period. This session will provide an introduction to the top reported Preventive Care and Screening measures and address terminology and value setinfo-icon changes for the 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Quality performance period. As a result of the feedback received from stakeholders interviewed through the CMS eCQM Strategy Project to reduce implementation and reporting burdens, this session is intended to prepare eligible cliniciansinfo-icon, vendors, quality, and health information technologyinfo-icon staff for eCQM reporting, and is the second in a series of five educational sessions to provide relevant information to support successful understanding, interpretation, and implementation of eCQMs.

At the end of this Preventive Care and Screening session, participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the new CQL expression language for Preventive Care and Screening eCQMs
  • Address the most frequently asked questions and answers for each eCQM and how to follow ongoing information about each measure
  • Learn about changes to these eCQMs for 2019 MIPS reporting

Registration link:

Space is limited for this webinar. Registration will close when we have reached maximum capacity. This webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to participate, a replay of the webinar with presentation slides will be available on the eCQI Resource Centerinfo-icon website within 2 weeks following the program.

Last Updated: December 14, 2018