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Nomination Period Closes June 21 , 2024Battelle, a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) certified consensus-based entity (CBE), is accepting nominations through 11:59 p.m. (ET) June 21, 2024, for PQM committees supporting the Endorsement & Maintenance (E&M) and Pre-Rulemaking… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) invites vendors and interested parties to review and provide feedback on draft specifications for two Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs): CMS506 Safe Use of Opioids and CMS1028 Severe… Posted on

The MADiE User Group is an open forum to discuss the status of the tools and gather community and user feedback on planned enhancements and releases. A new appointment series has been created  to meet the third Thursday of every month from May 2024 – April 2025. To register for the… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the 2025 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG), Schematron, and Sample Files for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR). The 2025 CMS QRDA I IG outlines requirements for eligible… Posted on

Thursday, May 16, 2024 2:00 p.m. Eastern TimeAgendaThe event provides an overview of the fiscal year 2025 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/ Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCH PPS) proposed rule as it relates to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program… Posted on

Version 1.1 of the eCQM Annual Update Implementation User Guide is now available. The User Guide corresponds to the steps outlined in the Implementation Checklist, and includes screenshots to illustrate step-by-step instructions for registering with recommended systems, such as the… Posted on

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2025 performance/reporting period for: Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR), and Eligible Clinician (EC… Posted on

The Hybrid measure permission is now available for Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) in the Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) System. This permission will give you View or Upload/Edit access for the Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Readmission (HWR) and Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Risk Standardized… Posted on

Please join the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, and her leadership team, who will provide an update on CMS’ recent accomplishments and how our cross-cutting initiatives are advancing the CMS Strategic Plan. Our second National… Posted on

Quality in Motion: Acting on the CMS National Quality Strategy is CMS’s latest update to the 2022 National Quality Strategy, which was launched to improve the quality and safety of health care for everyone, focusing on those from underserved and under-resourced communities. In the action plan, you… Posted on