2016 eCQM Reporting Deadline Extended for Hospitals
Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals participating in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and/or Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program have been granted a little more time to submit their electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) data for the 2016 reporting period. The original deadline of Feb. 28 has been extended to March 13.
According to American Hospital Association (AHA News Now), hospitals that fail to report face a negative 2.7 percent payment adjustment in 2018.
Source: CMS Blog, Jan. 17, 2017