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Eligible Hospital / Critical Access Hospital eCQMs

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Find older eCQM specifications in the eCQM Standards and Tools Version table.

2024 Reporting Period Eligible Hospital / Critical Access Hospital Resources for eCQMs
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eCQM Resources Short Description Published
Tools and standards versions measure developers used to create eCQMs and versions of standards and tools used for their reporting Mar 2023
Value set metadata May 2023
Standards and code system versions for the eCQM Annual Update Feb 2023
eCQM Direct Reference Codes used in eCQMs May 2023
Assists implementers and measured entities with how to use eCQMs and report issues May 2023
eCQM technical specifications May 2023
Value sets used with eCQMs and Hybrid Measures May 2023
Assists implementers and measured entities with information on how to read eCQM specifications May 2023
List of eCQMs available for use May 2023
Implementation checklist May 2023
MAT-CGL specifications May 2023
Format for reporting eCQMs to CMS Aug 2023
Rules to validate eCQM reports with samples Aug 2023
Assists implementers and measured entities with steps to take to calculate an eCQM Aug 2023
Year over year changes to eCQMs, including logic and terminology May 2023
Year over year changes to eCQMs, including logic and terminology May 2023
2024 Reporting Period Eligible Hospital / Critical Access Hospital eCQMs
Total number of EH/CAH eCQMs: 12
Title Short Name CMS eCQM ID NQF Number Download Specifications Notes
Anticoagulation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter

STK-3

CMS71v13 Not Applicable
Antithrombotic Therapy By End of Hospital Day 2

STK-5

CMS72v12 Not Applicable
Cesarean Birth

PC-02

CMS334v5 0471e
Discharged on Antithrombotic Therapy

STK-2

CMS104v12 Not Applicable
Global Malnutrition Composite Score

GMCS

CMS986v2 3592e

There is a known issue on CMS986v2. See issue EKI-21 on the ONC eCQM Known Issues Dashboard for details.

Hospital Harm - Opioid-Related Adverse Events

HH-ORAE

CMS819v2 3501e
Hospital Harm - Severe Hyperglycemia

HH-Hyper

CMS871v3 3533e
Hospital Harm - Severe Hypoglycemia

HH-Hypo

CMS816v3 3503e
Intensive Care Unit Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis

VTE-2

CMS190v12 Not Applicable
Safe Use of Opioids - Concurrent Prescribing

N/A

CMS506v6 3316e
Severe Obstetric Complications

PC-07

CMS1028v2 Not Applicable

*This is a risk adjusted measure. Risk Adjustment Methodology Report: Severe Obstetric Complications Methodology Report

**There is a known issue on CMS1028v2. See issue EKI-23 on the ONC eCQM Known Issues Dashboard for details.

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis

VTE-1

CMS108v12 Not Applicable

Each year, CMS updates the electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for potential use in CMS quality reporting programs and publishes them on the eCQI Resource Center. CMS updates the specifications annually to align with current clinical guidelines and code systems so they remain relevant and actionable within the clinical care setting. CMS requires the use of the most current version of the eCQMs as specified and intended for the applicable reporting periods for all quality reporting programs.

Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals are to use the updated eCQMs to electronically report 2024 clinical quality measure data for CMS quality reporting programs. 

For hospital inpatient reporting guidance, visit QualityNet and the Quality Reporting Center for specific program reporting education.

For information about the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program, refer to the CMS Promoting Interoperability Program webpage.

Submit questions related to the eCQM specifications, logic, data elements, standards, or resources in the eCQM Tracker - ONC Project Tracking System (Jira).

Last Updated: Feb 19, 2024