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Now Available: Updated 2019 CMS QRDA I Voc.xml File

March 5, 2019 - 10:56am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an updated 2019 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I voc.xml file. The updated voc.xml file is a supporting vocabulary xml file for the Schematron that provides technical instructions for reporting electronic clinical quality measuresinfo-icon (eCQMsinfo-icon) for the calendar year 2019 reporting period for the:

The 2019 CMS QRDA I voc.xml file provides technical corrections to the QRDA I CMS Program Name value setinfo-icon that the 2019 QRDA I Schematron enforces. The program names have been updated to match the CMS program name codes listed in the table in the 2019 CMS QRDA I HQR Implementation Guide titled “Table 6: QRDA I CMS Program Name”.

Additional QRDA-Related Resources:

To find out more about QRDA, visit the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center QRDA page.

For questions related to the QRDA IGs and/or Schematrons, visit the ONC Project Tracking System (JIRA) QRDA project.

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Last Updated: March 5, 2019