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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing to focus on the testing of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) standards for use with electronic clinical quality measurement in the upcoming Virtual HL7 FHIR® Connectathon taking place May 17-19, 2021. As a… Posted on Apr 01, 2021

The Annual Call for Measures for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) participating in the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program opened on March 25, 2021. Proposals submitted by the deadline will be considered for inclusion in future rulemaking. Submission forms must be… Posted on Mar 31, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched new File Deletion and Performance Summary features and a new update for Medication Template for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) on the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) platform. New File Deletion feature HQR users can… Posted on Mar 17, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the draft 2022 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) for public comment. The draft IG will be available for public comment starting on March 3,… Posted on Mar 06, 2021

The Call for Public Comment period opened on February 4, 2021 and closes on March 12, 2021.  CMS has provided funding to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Patient Safety, Research, and Practice to convert one existing NQF-endorsed measure related to orthopedics to an eCQM, to develop… Posted on Feb 25, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is modifying the previously extended deadline for Q3 2020 submission of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) data and extending the submission deadline for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM). This… Posted on Feb 09, 2021

1) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code system versions used in the updated eCQMs for potential use in CMS quality reporting… Posted on Feb 08, 2021

Join CMS on March 2-3, 2021 for the virtual 2021 CMS Quality Conference. For more information, visit the CMS Quality Conference website. Posted on Feb 01, 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), Schematron, and Sample Files for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals Programs. The updated 2021 CMS QRDA III… Posted on Jan 28, 2021

​ The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched new features File Deletion and Performance Summary and a new update for Medication Template for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) on the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) platform.   File Deletion HQR users can navigate… Posted on Jan 26, 2021