Search by Category

eCQM Tools Education

Jessica Dulin Sanford's picture
Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on April 23, 2017 - 12:06pm

 

eCQM Tools-related sessions presented at HIMSS 2016, February 19 - 23, 2017:

eCQM Tools-related sessions presented at HIMSS 2016, February 29 - March 4, 2016:

Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) Updated for 2017

Submitted by Ruth Gatiba on April 20, 2017 - 7:22pm

Now Available:  eCQMs Updated for 2017

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the 2016 annual update for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for eligible hospitals and eligible professionals. Providers will use these updated measures to electronically report 2017 quality data for CMS quality reporting programs.

CMS updates the specifications annually to improve their alignment with current clinical guidelines and code systems so that they remain relevant and actionable within the clinical care setting.

Corrections to the 2015 Update eCQM Measures for 2016 eReporting are Posted

Submitted by Ruth Gatiba on April 20, 2017 - 6:43pm

CMS is updating select electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) that eligible professionals and eligible hospitals will electronically report in 2016. These versions of the measures were posted on CMS’ website on May 1, 2015 for the annual update of the 2014 measure set. Errors have been found in the XML renderings of 12 eligible professional eCQMs and 4 eligible hospital eCQMs. Corrections for these measures should affect only those who are electronically consuming the Healthcare Quality Measures Format (HQMF).