eCQM Submission

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

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:

Now Available: The CMS Data Receiving System Edits Document to Assist Data Submitters to Troubleshoot QRDA Category I Conformance Statement Errors for CY 2017 eCQM Reporting

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on December 4, 2017 - 4:02pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the availability of a CMS Data Receiving System Edits document for Calendar Year (CY) 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting. The document assists data submitters as they troubleshoot file errors that may be generated during the submission of Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I test and production files to the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) system through the QualityNet Secure Portal. Errors are identified with a conformance statement, or system-requirement specification.

Join CMS for the EHR Hospital Transition Overview Webinar on 12/5

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on December 4, 2017 - 3:58pm

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program attestation for Medicare-eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) is transitioning to a new platform. Beginning January 2, 2018, eligible hospitals and CAHs attesting to CMS for the EHR Incentive Programs will submit their calendar year (CY) 2017 attestations through the QualityNet Secure Portal. Eligible hospitals and CAHs attesting to CMS must have an active and updated QualityNet account before submitting EHR Incentive Program attestations.

Updates to the CMS Hospital Quality Reporting System Related to CY 2017

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on November 16, 2017 - 7:12pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce several improvements to the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) System (accessible via the QualityNet Secure Portal) related to calendar year (CY) 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program (Meaningful Use), which are detailed below.