Standards

HQMF

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 14, 2017 - 1:50pm

What is Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF)?

Health Quality Measure Format (HQMF) is a standards-based representation of quality measures as electronic documents. It is developed by Health Level Seven International (HL7) an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards development organization.

eCQI Standards

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on August 11, 2017 - 11:43am

What are electronic Clinical Quality Improvement standards?

Standards are critical to data consistency, validity and interoperability. Their use makes it easier to:

QRDA

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 9, 2017 - 5:52pm

What is the Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA)?

Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) is an HL7 standard document format for the exchange of electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data.

CMS Issues Technical Guidance for Valid Reporting of Custodian ID using CMS Certification Numbers in QRDA Category I Files for Hospital Quality Reporting Programs

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Submitted by Edna Boone on August 8, 2017 - 9:45am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued technical guidance for vendors and data submitters to electronically submit hospital custodian IDs or CMS Certification Numbers (CCNs) in Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I files.

Now Available - Updated Sample Files for the 2017 CMS QRDA I Implementation Guide for Hospital Quality Reporting

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 1, 2017 - 1:22pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published updated sample files (Updated July 2017) for the 2017 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide (IG) for Hospital Quality Reporting.