Standard Development Organization

Eligible Hospital / Critical Access Hospital eCQMs

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on September 14, 2018 - 9:40pm

The electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) are updated for calendar year 2019 reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and the Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability programs for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals. Measures will not be eligible for 2019 reporting unless and until they are proposed and finalized through notice-and-comment rulemaking for each applicable program.

Eligible Professional / Eligible Clinician eCQMs

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on September 14, 2018 - 9:40pm

The electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) are updated for calendar year 2019 reporting for eligible clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program (QPP): the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs); Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+); and eligible professionals participating in the Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program. Measures will not be eligible for 2019 reporting unless and until they are proposed and finalized through notice-and-comment rulemaking for each applicable program.

ONC Issue Tracking System - September 21st Outage

Submitted by Marissa W on September 14, 2018 - 6:45am

This is a reminder that between 6:00 pm and 11:59 pm EST September 21st , 2018, the ONC Issue Tracking System JIRA and Confluence instances will be down for routine maintenance and will not be available for use. 

Should you have any questions, please send an email to onc-jira-questions@healthit.gov which enables a prompt response by forwarding your question to the entire support team. 

 

SAVE THE DATE: ONC’s 2018 Annual Meeting

Submitted by Marissa W on August 30, 2018 - 11:50am

Mark your calendars! ONC’s 2018 Annual Meeting will be held November 29th and 30th in Washington, DC. The agenda will extend the many discussions and topics from our Interoperability Forum, and will feature the ongoing work by the private and public sectors to promote health IT interoperability and usability. ONC will share more information about the agenda, location, and hotel reservations in the coming weeks. Registration information will be forthcoming.

QDM - Quality Data Model

Submitted by Amira Elhagmusa on August 24, 2018 - 1:36pm

What is the Quality Data Model (QDM)?

The Quality Data Model (QDM) is an information model that defines relationships between patients and clinical concepts in a standardized format to enable electronic quality performance measurement. The model is the current structure for electronically representing quality measure concepts for stakeholders involved in electronic quality measurement development and reporting. The QDM is currently being aligned with other relevant clinical decision support (CDS) standards.