On August 22, 2016, InfoGard achieved accreditation from NVLAP (Lab Code 100432-0) to begin testing to the 2015 Edition certification criteria for Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs). The CQM criteria include:
- 315(c)(1) – Clinical quality measures –record and export
- 315(c)(2) – Clinical quality measures –import and calculate
- 315(c)(3) – Clinical quality measures—report
- 315(c)(4) – Clinical quality measures –filter
The measures tested under the 315.c.1-4 criteria are used by providers and hospitals for the CMS Meaningful Use Program in 2017 and beyond.
The test procedures can be found on the ONC website: https://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/2015-edition-test-method
The test tool, Cypress, can be found at: http://projectcypress.org/index.html
CMS information about the CQMs is available: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/eCQM_Library.html
InfoGard understands that developers may have delayed testing until these criteria were available. Don’t delay any longer! Contact us to get started today!