Data Element Definitions for the 2020 Performance Period Now Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Data Element Repository (DERep) to include information on the reporting and performance metrics for 2019 and 2020. It provides additional clarification for all the data elements associated with published and tested eCQMs used in CMS quality reporting programs as well as the definitions and clinical focus for each data element.

The DERep and the newly posted definitions for reporting and performance periods can be found here.


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