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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

We are pleased to announce the latest update for the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT). The format of the site remains the same, but now: CMIT allows users to easily identify measures by their reporting status, determined by a measure's reporting start and end dates. The home page results table… Posted on Jan 25, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Quality Data Model (QDM) version 5.6. QDM v5.6 is intended for use with Clinical Quality Language (CQL) for developing electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the calendar year 2023 reporting/performance period. QDM… Posted on Jan 19, 2021

The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (IT) (ONC) has released the Draft United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) Version 2. The Draft USCDI v2 is the result of wide-ranging public input into the elements that should be included to enhance the… Posted on Jan 12, 2021

Join CMS on March 2-3, 2021 for the virtual 2021 CMS Quality Conference. Sign up to receive the most up-to-date information regarding registration opening and conference details at Sign up – CMS Quality Conference. Posted on Dec 18, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted an updated 2021 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Schematron for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). The Schematron provides technical instructions for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to… Posted on Dec 16, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released an update to the 2021 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG) for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals to support Calendar Year (CY) 2021 reporting. The update includes… Posted on Dec 14, 2020

In a recently launched CMS-supported project, the National Quality Forum (NQF) will convene a multistakeholder Committee to identify best practices to leverage electronic health record (EHR) sourced measures to improve care communication and coordination quality measurement in an all-payer, cross-… Posted on Dec 02, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & 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 January 13-15, 2021. As a… Posted on Nov 25, 2020