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Cost
u CMS handles this category
u No extra steps/reporting necessary

your EHR vendor for the process to extract the data.
Registry quality measures are submitted through a
qualified registry (QR) or qualified clinical data registry (QCDR).
m Submit to the APMA Registry by using the APMA
MIPS app (www.apma.org/mipsapp).
EHR
n Quality measures supported by an EHR are called
electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs).
n eCQM data from your EHR is what gets put into the
QRDA III file that you pull/export from your EHR.
n Your EHR, if you use one, is likely certified for certain eCQMs (check with your EHR vendor to find
out which).
n You must document appropriately in your EHR to
capture the required data (check with your EHR
vendor to make sure you are documenting properly
at the point of care to capture the required structured data for the eCQMs).
m Submit eCQM data to the APMA Registry by uploading your valid QRDA III file to the APMA
MIPS app (www.apma.org/mipsapp).
QRDA III File
n This file can be exported from your EHR and is populated based on your eCQM data.
n All 2015 Edition ONC-certified EHRs are required
n

Quality Category Alphabet Soup

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As mentioned on the previous page, there are different collection types for quality measures. We will break this information down and explain several abbreviations within the Quality
category that can be confusing.
Collection Type
u Claims
n The quality data codes for the claims quality measure
must be included on the CMS 1500 claim form at the
time the claim is submitted. These codes should be
submitted with a $0.01 charge to make sure they get
to CMS.
n Check the measure specifications to determine if a
patient is eligible on a particular visit (most claims
measures require an E/M visit).
n If you have submitted your claim correctly, you will
see on the EOB that the code was used for reporting
purposes with code N620.
u Registry
n Registry quality measures are now known as MIPS
clinical quality measures (MIPS CQMs). If you are using an EHR to collect MIPS CQM data, you must ask

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Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

Points

* Claims * Registry * EHR

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