United States Health Information Knowledgebase

 

Quality Reporting Programs - eCQM

USHIK contains Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) and value sets released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Library of Medicine's Value Set Authority Center (NLM VSAC) for use in CMS Quality Reporting Programs.

Use USHIK to:

  • View eCQM Specifications
  • Compare Versions of eCQMs to each other
  • Download files with eCQM and value set details

To view value sets referenced by eCQMs, USHIK users will need a UTS user account.

To obtain or manage your account, use this link: How to License and Access the Unified Medical Language System™ (UMLS™) Data

The source of truth for the eCQMs and value sets in USHIK is CMS and NLM's VSAC.

eCQMs are published by the eCQI Resource Center. Value sets are published by the NLM Value Set Authority Center.

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