Proposed guidelines have been set out by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for collecting and submitting quality data through electronic health records (EHRs) systems for the years of 2017 and 2018, indicating certain flexibility in meeting industry demands regarding collection periods.
Innovaccer Inc. Declares the launch of End-to-End MIPS Reporting, Performance Optimization Platform on Datashop
A leading healthcare analytics company, Innovaccer Inc., declared the launch of its holistic MIPS Platform established to enable providers deliver better clinical outcomes by assisting them to monitor performances, understand population, efficiently handle data, and conveniently submit it to CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
The deadline for eligible hospitals in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Meaningful Use (MU) programs has been extended by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to submit their electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data from the year of 2016.
An addendum to eCQM (Electronic Clinical Quality Measure) specifications has been recently posted by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) that is affecting ICD-10 value sets.
A latest addendum to the 2016 eCQM specifications upgrades ICD-10 Clinical Modification (CM) and Procedure Coding System (PCS) eCQM value sets for the 2017 performing year. The CMS and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released the modifications and changes.
Important Technical Update to 2016 QRDA I Schematrons for Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Reporting
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published updates to the 2016 CMS Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Schematrons for Hospital Quality Reporting (HQR) and Eligible Professional (EP) programs on the CMS Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Library and the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center. This updated Schematron applies to QRDA Category I submissions for Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR), Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive programs.