CHA News Article

EHR Hospital Reports Now Available for CY 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that electronic health record hospital reports for the Inpatient Quality Reporting program are now available for calendar year 2016. Hospitals should visit the QualityNet portal to access their reports and should begin process improvement based on the reporting. Hospitals that were unable to report electronic clinical quality measure data prior to the deadline may request an extraordinary circumstances exemption, which must be submitted by April 1. For more information, see CMS’ recently released guidance, attached.