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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announce the release of Cypress v6.2 as of June 24, 2021. The new v6.2 release and release notes are available on the Cypress website. Version 6.2 includes the… Posted on Jun 25, 2021

We are pleased to announce the latest update for the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT). In this most recent release, measure information has been updated for nine programs per the Proposed Rules published in May. For more information on these CMIT updates, click here. Posted on Jun 15, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program has selected the hospitals for the validation of electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for Calendar Year (CY) 2020 (Fiscal Year [FY] 2023 payment determination). The CY 2020 quarters… Posted on Jun 01, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to invite the public to attend its two upcoming webinars titled CMS Quality Measurement: Where It’s Headed and How We’ll Get There (Webinar #1) and Driving Quality in the US: How CMS Evaluates its Measure Portfolio (Webinar #2).… Posted on May 24, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an update of the 2021 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG), Schematrons, and Sample Files for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs. The 2021 CMS QRDA III IG… Posted on May 20, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the 2022 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG), Schematron, and Sample Files for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). The 2022 CMS QRDA I IG outlines requirements for eligible… Posted on May 13, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2022 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), and the 2022 performance period for Eligible Professionals and Eligible… Posted on May 11, 2021

The digital healthcare ecosystem is rapidly evolving, and there is a need to build the evidence base on how digital healthcare innovations can be effectively, efficiently, and safely deployed at the point of care. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Funding Opportunity… Posted on May 04, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center to include a new summary webpage for Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Standards. The eCQM Standards webpage provides an overview of key standards for… Posted on Apr 27, 2021

Learn More About the Updated eCQM Requirements for 2021 In the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System Final Rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid… Posted on Apr 22, 2021