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Now Available: CY 2019 eCQM Resources and Information Posted to QualityNet

March 26, 2019 - 4:54pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to notify hospitals and vendors that, in response to provider need, CMS has developed and posted updated resources to assist with the reporting of calendar year (CY) 2019 electronic clinical quality measureinfo-icon (eCQMinfo-icon) data for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and the Promoting Interoperability Programs for eligible hospitalsinfo-icon and critical access hospitalsinfo-icon. The following self-directed tools have been updated on the QualityNet eCQM Reporting Resources page:

You may also view these documents under the Hospital IQR Program Resources and Tools page on the QualityReportingCenter.com website. We hope that you will find them useful as you outline the steps needed for the submission of eCQM data for CY 2019.

You may also view these documents under the Hospital IQR Program Resources and Tools page on the QualityReportingCenter.com website. We hope that you will find them useful as you outline the steps needed for the submission of eCQM data for CY 2019.

The CY 2019 reporting requirements are located on the eCQM Overview page of QualityNetinfo-icon. As a reminder, hospitals are required to report on at least four of the available 15 eCQMsinfo-icon for one self-selected quarter of CY 2019 data (Q1, Q2, Q3 or Q4) by the reporting deadline of March 2, 2020*, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. The successful submission of eCQMs includes any combination of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA)info-icon Category I files of patients meeting the initial patient population of the applicable measure(s), zero denominatorinfo-icon declarations, and/or case threshold exemptions. Zero denominators and case threshold exemptions only apply if the hospital has electronic health record (EHRinfo-icon) technology certified by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technologyinfo-icon (ONC) to the 2015 Edition to report the eCQMs.

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Last Updated: March 27, 2019