eCQM Reporting

Cooking with CQL: or How to Incorporate CQL into HQMF for eCQMs

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 15, 2018 - 4:14am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to the “Cooking with Clinical Quality Language (CQL): or How to Incorporate CQL into Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)” webinar.

The Cooking with CQL series provides an interactive environment for measure developers. The upcoming sessions will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review questions.

PSVA Tool Now Available to Validate the QRDA Category I File Format for the Voluntary Hybrid HWR Measure

Submitted by Marissa W on August 13, 2018 - 3:10pm
The Pre-Submission Validation Application (PSVA) tool has been updated and is now accepting submissions of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files for the voluntary Hybrid Hospital-Wide Readmission (HWR) measure to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program.

Now Available: Cypress v4.0

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on July 30, 2018 - 10:40am

Cypress v4.0 is now available to support 2015 Edition certification for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM). Cypress v4.0 supports testing the Eligible Hospital / Critical Access Hospital eCQMs and Eligible Professional / Eligible Clinicians eCQMs updated for calendar year 2019 reporting.  The new v4.0 release and release notes are available on the Cypress website.

Cypress v4.0 Features

Now Available: Updated 2018 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on July 27, 2018 - 12:04pm

Updates to the 2018 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated 2018 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture Category III (QRDA III) Implementation Guide (IG) for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals (EPs). This is an update to the 2018 CMS QRDA III IG for Eligible Clinicians and EPs originally published on 11/27/2017 and updated previously on 3/12/2018.