CMS Wants Your Vote on Clinical Quality Measures

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | February 27, 2012

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to get feedback on a list of 125 potential clinical quality measures for physicians and 49 potential measures for hospitals as part of its proposed rule for meaningful use stage 2. Ultimately, CMS will decide on just a subset of the suggested measures.

The agency plans to align clinical quality measures of various CMS quality reporting programs, such as the Physicians Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and Accountable Care Organizations...