50 Quality Reporting Resources
“Fifty nifty United States from thirteen original colonies…”
Does anybody else remember this song? If you do, you most likely can name all of the states in alphabetical order. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out this video to waste a few minutes of your day.
This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day, so we’ve put together a list of 50 nifty quality reporting resources for you; one for each state. Enjoy!
CMS IQR Program
|1. ARTICLE: 5 Hospital IQR Program Requirements in 2017|
|2. DOWNLOAD: 2017 eCQM Reporting Checklist
This download includes a checklist of items you should consider before submitting your eCQMs to the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting program.
|3. DOWNLOAD: The Ultimate Quality Reporting Package Bundle
This bundle includes reporting requirements, measure lists and
|4. CMS PDF: Hospital IQR Program Dates and Deadlines|
|5. CMS PDF: Hospital IQR Program Reporting Quarters for 2017|
|6. CMS PDF: Hospital IQR Program Reference Checklist|
|7. WEBPAGE: A list of eCQMs used in the CMS IQR Program|
|8. WEBPAGE: 2017 IPPS Final Rule|
|9. ARTICLE: Five things to know about the 2017 IPPS Final Rule|
|10. SLIDESHOW: A slideshow of highlights from the 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule|
|11. QUIZ: A quiz to see how well you know your eCQM requirements|
|12. WEBPAGE: QualityNet Hospital IQR Program Overview|
|13. WEBPAGE: eCQM Library
Includes measure specification information and release notes.
|14. CMS PDF: Implementation Guide for Quality Reporting Document Architecture|
|15. WEBPAGE: Value Set Authority Center (VSAC)
Where you can find the value sets for the eCQMs
|16. WEBPAGE: US Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK)|
|17. WEBPAGE: ONC JIRA eCQM Issue Tracker|
|18. WEBPAGE: Data Elements Catalog
The Data Element Catalog identifies data element names required for capturing
|19. WEBPAGE: eCQI Resource Center
A joint effort between CMS and ONC to provide you eCQM educational materials,
|20. INFOGRAPHIC: An infographic explaining what Medicare revenue is at risk in 2017|
The Joint Commission ORYX Accreditation
Quality Reporting Program
|21. TJC PDF: 2017 TJC ORYX Performance Measure Reporting Requirements|
|22. TJC PDF: 2017 TJC ORYX Reporting Program Measure List|
|23. TJC PDF: FAQs about 2017 ORYX Performance Measure Reporting Requirements|
|24. TJC PDF: ORYX Vendor Lists|
|25. WEBPAGE: Pioneers in Quality Portal
Pioneers in Quality is a Joint Commission program to assist hospitals with their eCQM adoption. It includes educational programs and resources
CMS MACRA Quality Payment Program
|26. DOWNLOAD: Beginner’s Guide to MACRA eBook|
|27. WEBPAGE: Find out if you’re eligible to report to MIPS using this Eligibility assessment tool|
|28. CMS PDF: MIPS Participation Fact Sheet|
|29. GPO PDF: MACRA Final Rule Full Document
Let’s be real, you’re not going to click that link it’s over 1,000 pages long.
|30. CMS PDF: MACRA Final Rule Executive Summary
That is much better.
|31. ARTICLE: 13 Things to Know About the MACRA Final Rule
Oh yeah, now that’s what I’m talking about.
|32. CMS PDF: CMS Quality Payment Program Overview Fact Sheet|
|33. ARTICLE: A deep dive into the Quality category of MIPS|
|34. DOWNLOAD: Quality Benchmarks Download
Includes an overview of how to read the benchmarks and an excel sheet with the Quality benchmarks.
|35. CMS PDF: Advancing Care Information Category Fact Sheet|
|36. ARTICLE: A deep dive into the Advancing Care Information category of MIPS|
|37. CMS PDF: Improvement Activities Category Fact Sheet|
|38. ARTICLE: A deep dive into the Improvement Activities category of MIPS|
|39. WEBPAGE: A tool to review all Quality measures
Includes measure number, type, priority, submission method, measure set and explanation. You can also add a bunch of measures and download them as a CSV file.
|40. WEBPAGE: A tool to review all Advancing Care Information measures
Includes measure ID, name, Base Score designation, Performance score weight and explanation of the measure. Also includes CSV download ability.
|41. WEBPAGE: A tool to review all Improvement Activities
Includes activity ID, name, activity weighting and explanation of the measure. And you guessed it the ability to download the activities as a CSV download.
|42. CMS PDF: Support for Small Practices Fact Sheet|
|43. QUIZ: A quiz to see how well you know MACRA|
|44. ARTICLE: An explanation of the potential MIPS earnings your organization can achieve in 2017|
|45.CMS PDF: A list of all CMS Qualified Registries
P.S. Check out page 36 : )
|46. ARTICLE: A MIPS Fact Check to help you avoid common pitfalls|
General Quality Reporting Resources
|47. ARTICLE: The History of Quality Reporting|
|48. PDF: Quality Acronym Reference Guide|
|49. WEBPAGE: Hospital Compare Website|
|50. WEBPAGE: Physician Compare Website|
That’s the end of the list. Phew! That’s a lot of resources.
In all seriousness, we thank all of the men and women who have served or are currently serving in the United States military. Happy Memorial Day.
CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting in 2018
When: Thursday, November 9
1 P.M. ET | 12 Noon CT | 10 A.M. PT
This session will help your hospital to prepare for quality reporting in 2018. You’ll learn about the changes to the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and eCQM reporting to the Joint Commission. We will outline strategies that will help you prepare your hospital for your best, most efficient IQR reporting year yet.
Participants will hear detailed information about what is expected of them on the chart-abstracted side of the IQR program and the electronic requirements as well. You will hear tips for getting your entire team on board for this pivotal year of quality reporting.
When you leave you will:
- How the CMS IQR Program will change in 2018
- The IQR reporting requirements for chart-abstracted and electronic measures
- Tips for preparing your hospital for a successful quality reporting year