Annual Measure Specification Updates

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2017 Measures under Consideration (MUC) New Materials Available

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on June 16, 2017 - 11:33am

The April 2017 education and outreach webinar series of four meetings (Measures under Consideration Kickoff, Measurement Needs & Priorities, and the two open forum sessions) are now available at the CMS Pre-Rulemaking web site

eCQI Resource Center Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 2:11pm

CMS and ONC are excited to offer this resource to better deliver the electronic clinical quality measures and their specifications to meet the needs of providers, measure developers, measure stewards, and health IT developers engaged in health IT-enabled quality improvement.

Join us for a live demonstration to review new measure specification features and for you to provide suggestions for future releases.  We have scheduled two sessions to better accommodate your scheduling.   Two sessions are offered 9-10:00 am EDT or 4-5:00pm EDT.

eCQI Resource Center Demonstration

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on April 20, 2017 - 2:08pm

CMS and ONC would like to re-introduce you to the eCQI Resource Center, the one-stop shop for the most current resources to support electronic clinical quality improvement. We are presenting a demonstration of website core content, along with an overview of the latest website updates, enhancements, and features. The website provides a centralized location for critical clinical quality measure resources, including the electronic clinical quality measures and their specifications, links to tools for measure development, testing, and clinical decision support (CDS).

CMS Measures under Consideration 2017 Open Forum #1 Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 22, 2017 - 10:26am

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon Eastern Time, CMS is hosting an open forum to provide a live demonstration of JIRA and to address questions remaining after CMS’ Pre-rulemaking kickoff session.  The webinar login and dial-in instructions are below.  

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CMS Measures under Consideration 2017 Kickoff Webinar

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 20, 2017 - 3:28pm

It’s that time of year again!  CMS is gearing up to kick off the 2017 pre-rulemaking season! The kickoff webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 12 noon Eastern Time. 

The purpose of this meeting is to refresh us regarding pre-rulemaking, introduce milestone dates for this cycle, and offer JIRA training. The webinar login and dial-in instructions are below. 

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Visit the ONC CQM Issue Tracker to Review eCQM Draft Measure Packages for 2017 Annual Update

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on March 16, 2017 - 11:29am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services invites vendors and stakeholders to review and provide feedback on draft electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) measure packages that include logic and header changes for eCQMs under consideration for CMS quality reporting and payment programs.

Now Available: 2017 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 8, 2017 - 3:34pm

Review Important Updates to eCQM Standards, Terminology, and Measures for Quality Reporting in 2018

The 2017 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document describes important standards, terminology, and measure changes in the 2017 eCQM Annual Update, slated for late spring 2017. The changes correspond to the 2018 reporting periods for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) quality reporting programs.

CMS Publishes Updated eCQM Table for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals for 2017 Performance Period

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 3, 2017 - 3:50am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated table accompanying the 2016 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications (published in April 2016) for the 2017 performance period.