Dedham, MA – We are excited to announce that we have successfully submitted on behalf of all our clients the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for 2017 Meaningful Use, Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and The Joint Commission ORYX® Performance Measure programs using our OneView Hospital Quality reporting product. Acmeware completed the submissions ahead of the February 28, 2018 deadline, which has been subsequently extended.
Calendar year 2017 reporting marked the second year CMS required hospitals to report 4 or more eCQMs for IQR and Meaningful Use. The eCQM submissions are only one part of each of these programs but our clients should avoid the Market Basket Update (MBU) financial penalties of 25% for IQR and 75% for Meaningful Use if they satisfy all other program reporting requirements. Organizations not able to successfully satisfy all of the IQR requirements are penalized through the annual Market Basket Update (MBU) through their Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) reimbursements.