eCQM Reporting

CQL for Clinicians and Quality Professionals: What it Means for You Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on February 22, 2018 - 1:13pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a webinar titled “Clinical Quality Language (CQL) for Clinicians and Quality Professionals: What it Means for You.” The CQL standard (CQL Release 1, Standard for Trial Use (STU) 2) is a Health Level Seven International standard that aims to unify the expression of logic for electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) and clinical decision support.

Visit the CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2019 Reporting

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Submitted by Edna Boone on February 13, 2018 - 1:55pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM)packages that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment programs.

Hospital IQR-EHR Incentive Program Alignment Outreach and Education Webinar on February 6, 2018: CY 2017 (FY 2019) eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital IQR and Medicare EHR Incentive Programs

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on January 26, 2018 - 11:37am

This Outreach and Education webinar for participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is scheduled for Tuesday, February 06, 2018, at 2 p.m. ET

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

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on January 25, 2018 - 10:55am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “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 session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.

Hospital Quality Reporting System Release for January 2018

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on January 16, 2018 - 12:05pm

CMS is pleased to announce a Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) system release for January 2018. This release includes modifications to Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) initiatives, which are detailed below. It is now available on https://www.qualitynet.org.

The HQR Release will consist of all applications, processes, and reports necessary to support the following programs and initiatives:

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

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on January 5, 2018 - 1:28pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites you to a “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 session will feature open discussion from subject matter experts on the Measure Authoring Tool (MAT), show how to express measures using CQL and review prepared questions.

Now Available - Updated CY 2018 CMS QRDA I Schematron for Hospital Quality Reporting

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on January 3, 2018 - 2:24pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated schematron for the 2018 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality Reporting. This guidance is for electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) submissions for calendar year (CY) 2018 and QRDA Category I files only. QRDA Category I file submissions are for the following: