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Program Year 2018

Program Year 2018

Program Year 2018 will be open for attestations January 14, 2019. The deadline to submit a 2018 attestation is April 30, 2019. You will not be able to submit a 2018 attestation if you have an unpaid 2017 attestation.

Update: Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

Starting in Program Year 2018, you will upload electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) data to the Clinical Quality Metrics Registry (CQMR). As we discussed in the Program Year 2018 webinar, you will upload eCQM data to the CQMR either as QRDA III files or using an Excel template. Although you will continue to use MAPIR for the rest of the attestation, you will no longer manually enter eCQMs into MAPIR. A complete attestation includes submissions to both MAPIR and the CQMR. Both portions of the attestation must be submitted by April 30, 2019.
 
To ensure you are ready to upload your eCQMs when you attest, please begin the onboarding process to the CQMR. Onboarding involves registering for a OneHealthPort account; completing legal agreements; and reviewing training materials. You can find details on our onboarding page. Webinars, coming in early 2019, will provide more information on using the system.
 
If you have any questions about the CQMR, please email us at Oregon.CQMR@dhsoha.state.or.us
 
Meaningful Use Objectives and Measures:
 
For Program Year 2018, there are no changes to the thresholds for Meaningful Use Modified Stage 2 or Stage 3 Objectives and Measures. Changes made to 2017 requirements still apply to 2018:
  • Providers must attest to
  • There are no alternate exclusions
Please see the table below for additional requirements:
2018
 
Eligible Professionals (EPs)
EHR Reporting Period
Minimum of any continuous 90-day period between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. 
Certified EHR Technology
2014 Edition, 2015 Edition, or a 2014/2015 combination
Meaningful Use Stage
Modified Stage 2 or Stage 3
eCQM Reporting Period
Full Year (2018)
 
Exception: Any continuous 90-day period in calendar year 2018 for EPs attesting to meaningful use for the first time
Total eCQMs Required for Reporting
6
Total number of CQMS available
53
 

For additional information, please visit the CMS page, 2018 Program Requirements Medicaid.

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