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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Testing with the Cypress™ Validation Utility + Calculation Check (CVU+) - Coming in Summer 2019

March 1, 2019 - 11:17am

In cooperation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), the Cypressinfo-icon v5 release will include an expanded, integrated set of validation and calculation features called CVU+. As with past enhancements, we welcome you to learn more and provide input on the planned set of features during the Cypress Tech Talk. Please join us at our March 12, 2019 1-2pm ET bi-weekly Cypress Tech Talk by following the meeting instructions at https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=d0e91787-8cbd0efb-d0e926b8-0cc47adc5fa2-1c1c2aadc7316e4b&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=298a3cc8-75df3518-298a0df7-0cc47a6a52de-15316e41e293f780&u=https://www.healthit.gov/cypress/techtalks.html.

Currently under development, the CVU+ production release is scheduled for Summer 2019 and will include the following CVU+ features: 

  • Testing against various Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality reporting programs
  • Support for implementation guides up to two years in advance of the reporting deadline
  • Testing that better aligns with CMS quality reporting requirements
  • Ability to calculate across multiple measures at once
  • Support for developer-generated (Bring Your Own) test patients
  • Evaluation of the rigor of a set of test patients
Last Updated: March 1, 2019