FY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule: Overview of the Hospital IQR Program and Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Proposals Specific to eCQMs and Meaningful Use Requirements — 1 C.E.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Archived

2:00 PM ET


Note: Proposed Rule comment period ended June 13, 2017

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the proposals in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule, issued on April 14, 2017, related to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting requirements for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs for hospitals and other Meaningful Use (MU) requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. An overview will also be provided regarding how to submit formal comments to become a matter of record and receive response in the Final Rule.


  • Grace H. Im, JD, MPH
    Program Lead, Hospital IQR and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Programs (VBP), Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS
  • Lisa Marie Gomez, MPA, MPH
    Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Electronic and Clinical Quality, CMS
  • Kathleen Johnson, BS, RN
    Health Insurance Specialist, EHR Incentive Programs, Division of Health Information Technology (DHIT), CMS
  • Steven Johnson, MS
    Health Insurance Specialist, EHR Incentive Programs, DHIT, CMS

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