Quality Measures

Replaces the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).

Learn Quality Measures Requirements

As defined by CMS, “this performance category measures health care processes, outcomes, and patient experiences of their care”. Requirements may change each Performance Year (PY) due to policy changes. Find Quality Measures requirements for each performance year of the program here.

Choosing Quality Measures

Explore and choose your Quality Measures on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website here.

Explore Quality Measures Resources

Explore CMS Resource Library for the most up to date information concerning Quality. As displayed in the screen shot below, you can easily find files related to Quality by utilizing the search filters to narrow down your search by Performance Year, QPP Reporting Track, Performance Category and/or Resource Type.

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MIPS Data Validation Criteria

This file contains important and pertinent information relating to suggested documentation for each MIPS performance category.  As displayed in the screen shot below, from the CMS Resource Library,  you can easily find this file by selecting the performance year you are looking for and entering “MIPS Data Validation Criteria” in the key word search.











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Rebecca Van Vorst, MSPH
Director, Health Care Quality Improvement

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Jennifer Boyd, RHIA
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Kasey Fields, BS
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