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The deadline for the voluntary reporting of Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) measure data under the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program has been extended from Friday, December 14, 2018, to Friday, January 4, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. This extension is being granted to provide hospitals and their vendors with additional time to voluntarily submit data for the Hybrid HWR measure.

Voluntary Reporting of the Hybrid HWR Measure

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital quality reporting system is accepting…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the availability of a CY 2018 eCQM Data Receiving System Edits Document. This resource assists data submitters as they troubleshoot errors that may be generated during the submission of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a sample Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) I file for reporting the voluntary Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) Measure under the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program. The Hybrid HWR measure was developed to address complex and critical aspects of care that cannot be derived through claims data alone. Hospitals can voluntarily submit…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an addendum to the 2018 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG), originally published in July 2017.This addendum includes six new conformance statements specific to CMS programs and updates the description of one other conformance number. The IG provides technical instructions for…

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Project Title: Hospital Harm – Severe Hyperglycemia and Medication-Related Bleeding

The call for public…

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Visit the Quality Payment Program Website to Find Available Resources

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has moved Quality Payment Program (QPP) resources from…

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is interested in establishing a robust and sustainable national testbed infrastructure (notionally called the National Test Collaborative [NTC]) for real-world testing of…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published the Quality Data Model (QDM) standard, version 5.4. The standard has been updated to align with the emerging standard, Health Level Seven International (HL7)…

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017