CMS issues e-measure specs for 2014 EHR meaningful use
AHA News Now
Oct 26, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released electronic specifications for the clinical quality measures that hospitals and eligible professionals must report for meaningful use of electronic health records beginning in 2014. In addition, CMS posted an e-spec navigator tool for hospitals; an updated e-measures guide; and a link to the 2014 quality measure value sets, which are accessible after obtaining a free license. Hospitals are encouraged to ensure that their EHR vendors support the clinical quality measures they want to report.