Draft Electronic Quality Measures Available for Public Comment
The following draft electronic Quality Measures have been posted for public comment on AHRQ’s USHIK website:
- HIV Screening
- HIV Screening for Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
- Oral Health Sealant for Children between 6 – 9 years
- Oral Health Care Continuity for Children between 2 – 20 years
To access and comment on a draft measure, select the “Draft Measures” tab in USHIK and select the individual measure to view and provide comments. Users must authenticate to UMLS using their (free) UTS account credentials to view the associated value sets and codes. To submit feedback, select “Provide Feedback” on the individual quality measure’s page, fill out the form. Alternatively, a user can submit feedback directly at the ONC Jira site in the project “Comments on eCQMs under development”. All feedback is sent to the measure developers and stewards, CMS, and ONC for review.
USHIK is an on-line, publicly accessible registry and repository of healthcare-related metadata, specifications, and standards. USHIK is funded and directed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with management support and engagement from numerous public and private partners.
Visit the USHIK website at http://ushik.ahrq.gov
The USHIK team is interested in your feedback. If you have questions or suggestions on how we can improve USHIK, please select the "Feedback/Help" button from the right side of the menu bar on any of the USHIK pages.