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Meaningful Use

Please note: USHIK provides the specifications for all versions of eCQMs published by CMS for the Meaningful Use Incentive Payment Program for a user to view and/or download. The release packages are referenced by the year it was released, i.e. "April 2014 EH". Please note, each release package is applicable to the following year's reporting period, for example, the 2014 eCQMs for eligible hospitals titled, "April 2014 EH" is applicable to the 2015 Reporting Year. The only exception is the 2012 release packages which are no longer valid for reporting purposes. Please refer to the CMS Implementation Guides as the source of truth for which version of an eCQM is associated with which reporting year. http://cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/eCQM_Library.html
Meaningful Use
Objectives
2011-2013 Clinical Quality
Measures
2014 Clinical Quality
Measures
Eligible Professionals
  • Must report on the following:
    • 15 core objectives
    • 5 objectives out of 10 from menu set
  • Reporting is done through attestation
  • To meet certain objectives, 80% of patients must have records in the certified EHR technology
  • Must report on the following:
    • 6 Clinical Quality Measures (NQF Quality Measures)
      • 3 core measures required: 0013, 0028a/ 0028b, 0421 (if denominator is zero for any of the required measures, EPs must choose from an alternate core measure: 0024, 0038, 0041)
      • 3 measures from remaining 38
  • Eligible Professionals must report on 9 out of 64 total CQMs
  • Must select CQMs from at least 3 of the 6 key health care policy domains recommended by the DHHS National Quality Strategy:
Eligible
Hospitals
  • Must report on the following:
    • 14 core objectives
    • 5 objectives out of 10 from menu set
  • Reporting is done through attestation
  • To meet certain objectives, 80% of patients must have records in the certified EHR technology
  • Must report on all 15 of the Clinical Quality Measures from the HITSP Technical Note 906 (TN906)
  • Eligible Hospitals must report on 16 out of 29 total CQMs
  • Must select CQMs from at least 3 of the 6 key health care policy domains recommended by the DHHS National Quality Strategy:
Federal Register: Meaningful Use Stage 1 Final Rule
Please note: USHIK provides the specifications for all versions of eCQMs published by CMS for the Meaningful Use Incentive Payment Program for a user to view and/or download. The release packages are referenced by the year it was released, i.e. "April 2014 EH". Please note, each release package is applicable to the following year's reporting period, for example, the 2014 eCQMs for eligible hospitals titled, "April 2014 EH" is applicable to the 2015 Reporting Year. The only exception is the 2012 release packages which are no longer valid for reporting purposes. Please refer to the CMS Implementation Guides as the source of truth for which version of an eCQM is associated with which reporting year. http://cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/eCQM_Library.html
Meaningful Use
Objectives
2014 Clinical Quality
Measures
Eligible Professionals
  • Must report on the following:
    • 17 core objectives
    • 3 objectives out of 6 from menu set
  • Eligible Professionals must report on 9 out of 64 total CQMs
  • Must select CQMs from at least 3 of the 6 key health care policy domains recommended by the DHHS National Quality Strategy:
Eligible
Hospitals
  • Must report on the following:
    • 16 core objectives
    • 3 objectives out of 6 from menu set
  • Eligible Hospitals must report on 16 out of 29 total CQMs
  • Must select CQMs from at least 3 of the 6 key health care policy domains recommended by the DHHS National Quality Strategy:
Federal Register: Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule
*Tables have been updated to reflect the corrections published by CMS on October 23, 2012. Final Rule; CorrectionExit Disclaimer
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