CQMs for 2018

Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) Library for 2018

 

First-time Meaningful Use Eligible Professionals (EPs) must select 6 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) from this list over a 90-day period between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018.  Selected periods may be the same as the EHR Meaningful Use reporting period (90-days) or another 90-day period.

All other returning participants must select 6 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) over a 365-day reporting period between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018.  Please add the 365-day CQM report to your existing 90-day EHR Meaningful Use Report (uploaded at the Computer Provider Order Entry (CPOE) screen in the State Level Registry.

NQF domains are listed. However, Domain Restrictions have been removed for 2018.

Select the 6 CQMs that best fit your scope of practice.


The following list is taken from eCQI Resource Center HealthIT.gov      Please follow the links below for additional information

CMS eCQM ID
Measure Name
Quality Domain NQF ID Notes
CMS161v6 Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment Effective Clinical Care 104
CMS128v6 Anti-depressant Medication Management Effective Clinical Care 105 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS146v6 Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis Efficiency and Cost Reduction None Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS154v6 Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) Efficiency and Cost Reduction 69 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS169v6 Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression: Appraisal for alcohol or chemical substance use Effective Clinical Care None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS645v1 Bone density evaluation for patients with prostate cancer and receiving androgen deprivation therapy Effective Clinical Care None Not available for Medicaid EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Professionals
CMS125v6 Breast Cancer Screening Effective Clinical Care 2372
CMS133v6 Cataracts: 20/40 or Better Visual Acuity within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery Effective Clinical Care 565 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS132v6 Cataracts: Complications within 30 Days Following Cataract Surgery Requiring Additional Surgical Procedures Patient Safety 564 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS124v6 Cervical Cancer Screening Effective Clinical Care 32 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS177v6 Child and Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment Patient Safety 1365
CMS117v6 Childhood Immunization Status Community/Population Health 38 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS75v6 Children Who Have Dental Decay or Cavities Community/Population Health None
CMS153v6 Chlamydia Screening for Women Community/Population Health 33 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS50v6 Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report Communication and Care Coordination None
CMS130v6 Colorectal Cancer Screening Effective Clinical Care 34 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS165v6 Controlling High Blood Pressure Effective Clinical Care 18 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS145v6 Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): Beta-Blocker Therapy-Prior Myocardial Infarction (MI) or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF <40%) Effective Clinical Care 70 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS149v6 Dementia: Cognitive Assessment Effective Clinical Care 2872 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS159v6 Depression Remission at Twelve Months Effective Clinical Care 710 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS160v6 Depression Utilization of the PHQ-9 Tool Effective Clinical Care 712 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS131v6 Diabetes: Eye Exam Effective Clinical Care 55 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS123v6 Diabetes: Foot Exam Effective Clinical Care 56 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS122v6 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control (> 9%) Effective Clinical Care 59 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS134v6 Diabetes: Medical Attention for Nephropathy Effective Clinical Care 62 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS142v6 Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care Communication and Care Coordination 89
CMS167v6 Diabetic Retinopathy: Documentation of Presence or Absence of Macular Edema and Level of Severity of Retinopathy Effective Clinical Care 88
CMS68v7 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record Patient Safety 419 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS139v6 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk Patient Safety 101
CMS136v7 Follow-Up Care for Children Prescribed ADHD Medication (ADD) Effective Clinical Care 108 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS56v6 Functional Status Assessment for Total Hip Replacement Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS66v6 Functional Status Assessment for Total Knee Replacement Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS90v7 Functional Status Assessments for Congestive Heart Failure Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes None Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS135v6 Heart Failure (HF): Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) Effective Clinical Care 81 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS144v6 Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) Effective Clinical Care 83 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS52v6 HIV/AIDS: Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (PCP) Prophylaxis Effective Clinical Care 405
CMS65v7 Hypertension: Improvement in Blood Pressure Effective Clinical Care None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS137v6 Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment Effective Clinical Care 4 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS164v6 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet Effective Clinical Care 68 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS82v5 Maternal Depression Screening Community/Population Health None
CMS157v6 Oncology: Medical and Radiation – Pain Intensity Quantified Person and Caregiver-Centered Experience and Outcomes 384 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS127v6 Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults Community/Population Health None
CMS158v6 Pregnant women that had HBsAg testing Effective Clinical Care None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS69v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan Community/Population Health 421 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS147v7 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization Community/Population Health 41 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS2v7 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan Community/Population Health 418 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS22v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented Community/Population Health None Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS138v6 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention Community/Population Health 28 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
CMS74v7 Primary Caries Prevention Intervention as Offered by Primary Care Providers, including Dentists Effective Clinical Care None
CMS143v6 Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation Effective Clinical Care 86
CMS129v7 Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Efficiency and Cost Reduction 389
CMS347v1 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Effective Clinical Care None Not available for Medicaid EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Professionals
CMS156v6 Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly Patient Safety 22 Value Set content updated Sept 2017, TRNs updated Oct 2017
CMS155v6 Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Community/Population Health 24 Value Set content updated Sept 2017
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