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  1. CYPRESS Issue Tracker
  2. CYPRESS-275

In CYPRESS-- CMS 146 is listed as an episode-based measure in the spec, but in the Logic & Implementation Guidance document is listed as patient-based

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    • Type: Implementation Problem
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Delivered
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      Looking at the CMS146v2 HQMF document, the Guidance section reads "This is an episode of care measure that examines all eligible episodes for the patient during the measurement period. If the patient has more than one episode, include all episodes in the measure."

      This issue will be addressed in the next measure release.
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      Looking at the CMS146v2 HQMF document, the Guidance section reads "This is an episode of care measure that examines all eligible episodes for the patient during the measurement period. If the patient has more than one episode, include all episodes in the measure." This issue will be addressed in the next measure release.
    • 2015 Performance Period EP eCQMs :
      CMS146v1/NQF0002
    • Impact:
      Unclear what number to use for certification

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      According to the guidance within the eSpec for CMS 146, this measure is an episode of care measure. However, in the "Clinical Quality eMeasure Logic and Implementation Guidance v1.5" document on the CMS website, this measure is listed at Patient-based--

      the guidance document is to be updated, but what about Cypress #'s for certification? It seems the numbers are for patient based. Can you confirm what we use for certification?

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              • Assignee:
                ssayer Samuel Sayer
                Reporter:
                cducharme Chris DuCharme
                Tracker Notification:
                Julia Skapik, Minet Javellana
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